SQL Nuggets http://www.sqlnuggets.com Nuggets Of SQL Server Knowledge Thu, 28 Mar 2019 20:09:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 Announcing Sp_WhoIsBlocking http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/announcing-sp_whoisblocking/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/announcing-sp_whoisblocking/#respond Thu, 28 Mar 2019 20:09:51 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=985 This is a tongue in cheek post, basically highlighting a cool feature in sp_whoisactive, and how I created a wrapper for it to make my life easier. I am a ...

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Configuring Database Data And Log Files http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/configuring-database-data-and-log-files/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/configuring-database-data-and-log-files/#respond Thu, 28 Feb 2019 22:49:53 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=960 One of the things that Database Administrators typically do is configure the Data and Log file growth settings for the databases on their servers. While these configurations vary by server ...

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SQL Server Permissions Manager Updates – January 2019 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-server-permissions-manager-updates-january-2019/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/sql-server-permissions-manager-updates-january-2019/#respond Thu, 31 Jan 2019 17:00:28 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=949 I recently made some updates to my SQL Server Permissions Manager project on GitHub. These updates mainly consisted of bug fixes and documentation updates, although I did also add the ...

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2018 Speaking Review http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/2018-speaking-review/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/2018-speaking-review/#respond Mon, 07 Jan 2019 13:24:53 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=934 2018 was a good year for my conference speaking schedule, I spoke at some new events as well as some of my old favorites. I decided to cut down on ...

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Speaking At Adobe ColdFusion Summit East 2019 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-adobe-coldfusion-summit-east-2019/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-adobe-coldfusion-summit-east-2019/#respond Mon, 24 Dec 2018 16:56:54 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=926 I am pleased to announce that I have once again been invited to speak at the Adobe ColdFusion Summit East conference in Washington, D.C., which will be held on April ...

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Using dbatools PowerShell Module To Set MAXDOP And Max Memory http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/using-dbatools-powershell-module-to-set-maxdop-and-max-memory/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/using-dbatools-powershell-module-to-set-maxdop-and-max-memory/#comments Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:43:30 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=897 As I continue my blog series on using the dbatools PowerShell module, today I want to discuss using it to set MAXDOP and Max Memory on your SQL Server.  This builds directly ...

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Using dbatools PowerShell Module To Configure SQL Server http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/using-dbatools-powershell-module-to-configure-sql-server/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/using-dbatools-powershell-module-to-configure-sql-server/#respond Tue, 09 Oct 2018 15:30:41 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=887 The more I use the dbatools PowerShell module, the more I like it.  It really is a solid set of scripts that allow you to easily manage your SQL Servers via PowerShell.  ...

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Getting Started With The dbatools PowerShell Module http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/getting-started-with-the-dbatools-powershell-module/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/getting-started-with-the-dbatools-powershell-module/#respond Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:47:58 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=870 If you are looking for a super easy way to start using PowerShell to manage your SQL Servers, then the dbatools PowerShell module is for you!  For those that aren’t familiar, ...

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Slides From Scenic City Summit 2018 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/slides-from-scenic-city-summit-2018/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/slides-from-scenic-city-summit-2018/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:41:19 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=859 The slides and code from my session, Exploring The New JSON Features In SQL Server, are attached here. As I mentioned in my presentation, I am using the Stack Overflow ...

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Speaking At Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2018 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-adobe-coldfusion-summit-2018/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-adobe-coldfusion-summit-2018/#comments Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:25:22 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=852 I’m heading to Vegas…to speak at the Adobe ColdFusion Summit again!  This will be my third year speaking at the CF Summit, and I’m really excited to be heading back!  This year’s event will ...

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