Eli Leiba

Eli Leiba
Eli Leiba is a senior application DBA, a teacher and a senior database consultant with 19 years of RDBMS experience.

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Eli Leiba is a senior application DBA at Israel Electric Company, a teacher at Microsoft CTEC, and a senior database consultant. With 19 years of experience working with both SQL Server and Oracle RDBMS. He is certified in Oracle and SQL Server database administration and implementation and has a B.S. in Computer Science. He can be reached at: [email protected].
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Backup Delete old SQL Server backup files with a Stored Procedure
Backup Script to delete old SQL Server Backup Files Using MSDB Backup History Data
Backup SQL Server Script to Automatically Split Database Backups into Multiple Backup Files
Backup SQL Server Script to Determine Free Space Prior to SQL Server Backup
Backup Validate a SQL Server Backup can be Restored
Compression SQL Server Data Compression Storage Savings for all Tables
Compression SQL Server Stored Procedure to Calculate Database Backup Compression Ratio
Compression SQL Server Stored Procedure to Compress Non Partitioned Tables
Constraints Find Violating SQL Server Foreign Key Values
Database Administration Find SQL Server data and log files that are almost out of space
Database Administration Find the Last Windows Server Reboot Time and Last SQL Server Restart
Database Administration Script to Drop and Delete Offline SQL Server Databases and Data Files
Database Administration Script to Find SQL Server Windows Login Expiration Date
Database Administration Shrink SQL Server Transaction Log for all Databases
Database Configurations Saving storage space alternative for rarely used decimal columns for SQL Server Tables
Database Console Commands DBCCs Script to quickly find SQL Server DBCC CHECKDB Errors
Dynamic Management Views and Functions Creating IO performance snapshots to find SQL Server performance problems
Encryption SQL Server Credit Card Encryption and Decryption
Encryption SQL Server Function to Encrypt Integer Values
Error Logs SQL Server Script to Search Through All Error Logs
Functions System Script to calculate the Median value for SQL Server data
Functions User Defined UDF Create a SQL Server InitCap Function
Functions User Defined UDF SQL Server function to check dynamic SQL syntax
Identities SQL Server Current Identity Value Report for All Tables
Import and Export Simple Image Import and Export Using T-SQL for SQL Server
Indexing Script to Disable Non Used SQL Server Indexes
Indexing Script to identify all non-indexed foreign keys in a SQL Server database
Locking and Blocking Altering lock escalation for SQL Server tables
Monitoring Function to quickly find the worst performing SQL Server Stored Procedures
Monitoring Simple free drive space alert for SQL Server databases
Monitoring SQL Server Function to Measure CPU Usage Per Database
Monitoring SQL Server Memory Usage Query
Monitoring SQL Server Table Size Report
Performance Tuning Disk Latency for SQL Server Database and Transaction Log Files
Performance Tuning SQL Server Internal Query Cardinality Estimator Information
PowerShell Find current running SQL Server queries with a PowerShell script
Profiler and Trace Use SQL Server Default Trace to Find Errors
Restore Simple Procedure to Make a Copy of a SQL Server Database
Scripts Script to attach multiple SQL Server MDF files
Scripts Script to find oldest open SQL Server transaction
Scripts Stored procedure to generate HTML tables for SQL Server query output
Scripts Use T-SQL to Find Folders Using the Most Disk Space
Security Find All Failed SQL Server Logins
Security Simple SQL Server Function to Generate Random 8 Character Password
Security SQL Server Database Users to Roles Mapping Report
Security SQL Server security report to show sysadmins and database owners
Spatial Data Storage SQL Server Stored Procedure to Calculate Area of a Polygon and Draw its Shape
SQL Server Configurations Quickly identify non-default sp_configure values for a SQL Server instance
SQL Server Configurations SQL Server Instance Configuration Summary Report
Testing SQL Server Stored Procedure to get every Nth row of a Query Result Set
TSQL Check Windows Services Status with T-SQL
TSQL Dynamically build a multi OR with LIKE query for SQL Server
TSQL How to Extract URLs from HTML using Stored Procedure in SQL Server
TSQL How to Find Top N Largest Time Gaps in Date Ranges in SQL Server with T-SQL Code
TSQL Matrix Multiplication Calculated with T-SQL
TSQL Scripts to Build a Network of Connected Records Using SQL Server
TSQL Solve Linear Equations with SQL Server T-SQL Code
TSQL SQL Server Dynamic PIVOT Query
TSQL SQL Server Function to Generate Random Numbers
TSQL Using T-SQL to find the Greatest Common Divisor (GCD) for any number of integers
TSQL Using T-SQL to find the shortest distance between two points
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