Monthly Archives: February 2016

Excel formatting SQL results

Sometimes its the little things that get annoying like requesting some information from a DBA or a system admin at a remote site where you can’t run scripts but need someone to do it for you. Quick example you want … Continue reading

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Sysadmin Shenanigans & Lying Error messages

One of the databases that is for DBA use was in restricted user mode , this allows only certain users access to the database, basically its sysadmin users , db_owner or db_creater access to the database. I wanted to create … Continue reading

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SQL Server Security ( Post 2)

Have you any issues? (re-post from Can you answer yes to all these questions:- • Do you have a defined security policy that tells you what are acceptable settings? • Have you and do you regularly check compliance against these? … Continue reading

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SQL Server Security Part 1

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All Change again

I’ve been playing with SilvrBack for writing some blogs for a consultancy that I am involved with, which you can see these here posts however I always intended to blog on my own website as well.  I decided I was a … Continue reading

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