SQL Nuggets http://www.sqlnuggets.com Nuggets Of SQL Server Knowledge Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:01:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 Disable Telemetry On Multiple SQL Servers With PowerShell http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/disable-telemetry-on-multiple-sql-servers-with-powershell/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/disable-telemetry-on-multiple-sql-servers-with-powershell/#respond Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:01:17 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=1307 Starting with SQL Server 2016, when you install SQL Server it also installs the CEIP (Customer Experience Improvement Program) Services, also known at Telemetry. In previous versions of SQL Server ...

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Speaking At SQL Saturday Tampa 2020 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-sql-saturday-tampa-2020/ http://www.sqlnuggets.com/blog/speaking-at-sql-saturday-tampa-2020/#respond Tue, 04 Feb 2020 15:45:49 +0000 http://www.sqlnuggets.com/?p=1295 In just a little over 3 weeks I’ll be speaking at SQL Saturday Tampa 2020! This event will be held on Feb 29 2020 at USF MUMA College of Business, ...

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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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