Category Archives: Management Studio

Monitoring CPU

As part of a licensing project, it was found to be very useful to get an overview of current servers CPU across the SQL estate. There was an expensive 3rd party software solution that was reporting high CPU usage on … Continue reading

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Setting up Docker for testing – Setting up 3 SQL servers Manchester / Glasgow / Edinburgh

There are a lot of resources out there about Docker, I am just going to cover the steps I ran to get a test environment I used to present with. These steps created 3 different SQL server environments (Glasgow, Manchester, … Continue reading

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SQL Solutions – Part 2 bookmarks

Bookmarks combined with SQL solutions can start to give some serious power to a script library. In the previous blog post I covered creating a script library, he’s a copy of one that i created / use daily. SO i … Continue reading

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Horizontal Whitespace & Vertical Select

Another demo from the June SQL Pass / SSUG presentation. Some of the lesser known features of management studio is the ability to vertically select data (see below) and also delete white space the following is an example of using these. … Continue reading

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SQL Solutions – Reusable script Library

SQL Server easy to build T-SQL Script library using tools that everyone already has. Continue reading

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DBA / Developer Tool Set

#DBA #SQLDeveloper customisable toolset that was shown in a presentation as part of #SQLPASS Manchester / Leeds in June Continue reading

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Management Studio Solutions

I have found several times creating the same set of scripts for the same thing, trying to locate where I saved it, when did I last run it. I end up spending ages looking for some code I ran previously … Continue reading

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