SQL Server 2012 Contained DatabasesCommented on: 3 years ago
(October 4, 2012)
The download code for the video linked to above ("Copying and Moving SQL Server Logins") is not correct.
T-SQL's Datetime Data TypeCommented on: 11 years ago
(September 10, 2004)
"When I inserted records containing date fields that were null, SQL Server put in 1/1/1900."
SQL server WILL insert a NULL value if you tell it to. If you are seeing 1/1/1900 it is probably from...
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Melissa Data's Data Quality Analyst Joseph Vertido explains how Gartner defines the critical data quality steps to prevent bad data from entering your systems in the first place, and then keep it clean over time....More
I’ll sound a bit like Captain Obvious for bringing this up, but it’s important to remember that security encompasses a lot more than protecting sensitive data from the specter of outsider threats like hackers. Properly implemented security policies also account for threat-models that include insiders – or people within your organization....More
There’s simply no way to overstate the importance of regular Transaction Log Backups. Not only do they help protect from disaster, but regular execution of T-Log backups on Full (and Bulk-Logged) Recovery databases helps keep thing “fit and trim”. Most of the time, setting up a Notification for when T-Log Backup Jobs fail is enough to let you know when something goes wrong....More