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Jack Bailey

Webcast - Ransomware. Are you putting your SQL Server at risk?

In light of the recent large scale ransomware attack, IT teams are frantically looking at their own policies and hoping they are covered. The problem with ransomware is there is no single magic bullet.

Author: Jack Bailey



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MSSQLTips is giving away $50 USD that you can use to take your team to lunch. We know you work hard as an IT Professional, so here's a little token to show our appreciation for what you do.

Author: MSSQLTips.com



Quest

The Essential DBA Playbook for Optimized SQL Server Management

Discover the essentials of optimizing SQL Server management within your organization. Read our e-book and learn to assess your SQL Server environment, establish effective backup and recovery, and maintain SQL Server management optimization.

Author: Quest



Greg Robidoux

SQL Server Stored Procedures Tutorial

There are various options that can be used to create stored procedures. In these next few topics we will discuss creating a simple stored procedure to more advanced options that can be used when creating stored procedures.

Author: Greg Robidoux



Pablo Echeverria

Standardized table based SQL Server monitoring email with PowerShell

Learn how to setup a standardized table based SQL Server monitoring email with PowerShell.

Author: Pablo Echeverria



Siddharth Mehta

Install and configure Power BI Report Server and Power BI Desktop

In this tip we will learn how to install and configure Power BI Report Server on premises as well as Power BI Desktop.

Author: Siddharth Mehta



Arshad Ali

SQL Server CROSS APPLY and OUTER APPLY

SQL Server 2005 introduced the APPLY operator, which is very much like a join clause and which allows joining between two table expressions i.e. joining a left/outer table expression with a right/inner table expression. The difference between join and APP

Author: Arshad Ali



Aaron Bertrand

Getting Started with SQL Server 2012 Express LocalDB

Developers using SQL Server Express face a few challenges in their day to day work. One is that setting up and maintaining Express can be a daunting task. Another is that using the "User Instances" feature (which has been deprecated) leads to a lot of con

Author: Aaron Bertrand



Jeremy Kadlec

SQL Server Cursor Example

In my T-SQL code I always use set based operations. I have been told these types of operations are what SQL Server is designed to process and it should be quicker than serial processing. I know cursors exist but I am not sure how to use them. Can you p

Author: Jeremy Kadlec



Rajendra Gupta

Execute SSIS Package in Scale Out Mode - SQL Server 2017

In this tip, we will see how to execute SSIS packages using the Scale Out SSIS functionality with both SSMS and T-SQL.

Author: Rajendra Gupta



Edwin Sarmiento

Implement a SQL Server 2016 Availability Group without Active Directory Part 2

In this tip we will finish up how to create a SQL Server Availability Group without active directory.

Author: Edwin Sarmiento



Douglas Correa

Tighten SQL Server security with custom server and database roles

Check out this tip to learn how to limit DBA level access in SQL Server by building custom server and database roles.

Author: Douglas Correa



Greg Robidoux

Quick Start Deployment of a SQL Server Windows Failover Cluster on Amazon AWS

In this tip we will look at how to quickly implement a Windows Server Failover Cluster for SQL Server in the Amazon AWS cloud.

Author: Greg Robidoux



Tim Ford

Run same command on all SQL Server databases without cursors

There are times when I find myself needing to run a SQL command against each database on one of my SQL Server instances. There is a handy undocumented stored procedure that allows you to do this without needing to set up a cursor against your sysdatabases

Author: Tim Ford



Simon Liew

Does SQL Server TDE still work with an expired certificate

In this tip we cover what happens to a database using SQL Server TDE when the certificate expires.

Author: Simon Liew



Aaron Bertrand

Virtual Log File Monitoring in SQL Server 2017

In this tip we will look at new SQL Server dynamic management functions to get information about virtual log files.

Author: Aaron Bertrand



Nat Sundar

Analyzing Personal Finances with Power BI - Expenses Versus Budget

In this tip we take a look at how to extend our Power BI personal calculator to show how to compare expenses versus budget.

Author: Nat Sundar



John Miner

Long Term Storage for Azure SQL Database Backups

In this tip we look at how we can setup and create a long term retention of database backups when using Azure SQL.

Author: John Miner



Rick Dobson

Queries to inventory your SQL Server Agent Jobs

In this tip we cover tables and scripts you can query to get information about SQL Server Agent jobs.

Author: Rick Dobson



Daniel Calbimonte

Exam material for the Microsoft 70-773, Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R

Review the exam material for the Microsoft 70-773, Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R to pass this exam.

Author: Daniel Calbimonte



Ahmad Yaseen

SQL Server 2016 ColumnStore Index String Predicate Pushdown

Learn about the SQL Server 2016 ColumnStore Index String Predicate Pushdown performance improvements for data warehouses.

Author: Ahmad Yaseen



Koen Verbeeck

Enhancements for the DAX language in Analysis Services 2016

A couple of key enhancements were made to the DAX language in SQL Server 2016 and in this tip we will give an overview of these new features.

Author: Koen Verbeeck



Koen Verbeeck

Enhancements for the DAX language in Analysis Services 2016

A couple of key enhancements were made to the DAX language in SQL Server 2016 and in this tip we will give an overview of these new features.

Author: Koen Verbeeck



Edwin Sarmiento

Implement a SQL Server 2016 Availability Group without Active Directory Part 1

In this tip we learn how to implement a SQL Server availability group without active directory.

Author: Edwin Sarmiento



Jugal Shah

Step By Step SQL Server Log Shipping

Setting up Log Shipping for SQL Server is not that difficult, but having a step by step process is helpful if this is the first time you have setup Log Shipping. In this tip we walk through the steps to setup Log Shipping.

Author: Jugal Shah







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