SQL Nuggets http://www.sqlnuggets.com Nuggets Of SQL Server Knowledge Sat, 18 Jan 2020 19:42:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 Slides From SQL Saturday Nashville 2020 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/slides-from-sql-saturday-nashville-2020/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/slides-from-sql-saturday-nashville-2020/#respond Sat, 18 Jan 2020 13:29:00 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=1283 The slides from my presentation “How To Be The DBA When You Don’t Have A DBA” can be downloaded here. In this particular presentation there are a lot of links ...

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SQL Scripts: List Databases A Login Can Access http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-scripts-list-databases-a-login-can-access/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-scripts-list-databases-a-login-can-access/#respond Tue, 07 Jan 2020 13:25:00 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=1255 When you are managing your SQL Server database permissions through Active Directory Groups (which you should be!), it can sometimes be difficult to know just which databases a user actually ...

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Speaking At SQL Saturday Nashville 2020 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-sql-saturday-nashville-2020/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-sql-saturday-nashville-2020/#respond Thu, 19 Dec 2019 14:08:00 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=1242 I am excited to announce that I have been selected to speak at SQL Saturday Nashville in January! The event will be held on January 18th, 2020, at Middle Tennessee ...

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Backing Up Databases With The dbatools PowerShell Module http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/backing-up-databases-with-the-dbatools-powershell-module/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/backing-up-databases-with-the-dbatools-powershell-module/#respond Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=1158 We do a lot of database backups and restores at work, outside of our regular backup routines. A lot! I’ve actually done as many as 40 in one day. Our ...

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2020 IDERA ACE http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/2020-idera-ace/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/2020-idera-ace/#respond Wed, 30 Oct 2019 12:19:49 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=1153 I am super excited to announce that I have been selected to participate in the 2020 IDERA ACE program! IDERA made the announcement last week, and I am honored to ...

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Recover Deleted Indexes With SQL Server Metrics Pack http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/recover-deleted-indexes-with-sql-server-metrics-pack/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/recover-deleted-indexes-with-sql-server-metrics-pack/#respond Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:00:13 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=1113 In my latest enhancement to SQL Server Metrics Pack , I added a new feature to the index metrics scripts that automatically generates a CREATE INDEX script and stores it ...

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SQL Server Metrics Pack Update – September 2019 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-server-metrics-pack-update-september-2019/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-server-metrics-pack-update-september-2019/#comments Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:50:38 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=1107 This morning I updated the Index Metrics piece of SQL Server Metrics Pack. This update mainly introduced some new functionality, with a few minor bug fixes. The two big enhancements ...

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SQL Scripts: Find Queries That Have Missing Index Requests http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-scripts-find-queries-that-have-missing-index-requests/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-scripts-find-queries-that-have-missing-index-requests/#comments Tue, 27 Aug 2019 20:55:10 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=1078 In a previous article, I went over how SQL Server will recommend an index that it believes will help a query run faster, and I showed how to find missing ...

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Patching Multiple SQL Servers With Powershell and dbatools http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/patching-multiple-sql-servers-with-powershell-and-dbatools/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/patching-multiple-sql-servers-with-powershell-and-dbatools/#comments Thu, 18 Jul 2019 20:52:35 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=1049 Patching SQL Server can sometimes be a time consuming process, especially when you have multiple servers that need to be patched. Remoting in to each box to run through the ...

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Music City Data 2019 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/music-city-data-2019/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/music-city-data-2019/#respond Thu, 30 May 2019 19:21:13 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=1020 For the second year in a row, I am happy to be working as part of the team putting together the Music City Data conference in Nashville, TN. Music City ...

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