SQL Server video to find objects that reference invalid objects

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One of the tasks of DBAs is to maintain the database and correct or remove any objects that reference invalid objects.  If you have a database with lots of objects, it can be very time consuming to check each object for invalid references.  In this video tip we will look at using PowerShell along with sys.sp_refreshsqlmodule to help you identify which objects may be referencing invalid objects.

Key Learning Items
  • Using PowerShell to loop through servers, databases and database objects
  • Using sys.sp_refreshsqlmodule
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Last Updated: 2014-09-09

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MSSQLTips author Tim Smith Tim Smith works as a DBA and developer and also teaches Automating ETL on Udemy.

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Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 1:53:14 PM - Tim Back To Top


The article, here (and also a link is under the video), has the script, as well as this GitHub location.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 12:46:24 PM - Kris Back To Top

I enjoyed watching this video and recommend others to watch.

Thanks for educating the community and appreciated your volunteership

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 - 12:45:06 PM - Kris Back To Top

Good video but you were little fast in narrating. Any how I could rewind and and watched.

Where the powerShell script stored?

Can we do with another procedure instead PowerShell script?

Appreciate your comments


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