For all DBAs working in banks or other organizations that need to comply with PCI DSS, segregation of duties is … Continue reading Always Encrypted a new feature on SQL Server 2016
Back in 2009 Jonathan Kehayias wrote an article on SQL Server Central with the title “Retrieving Deadlock Graphs with SQL … Continue reading How to view a deadlock graph using the information from the default SQL Server 2008 system_health session?
Today I read an amazing post by Kendal Van Dyke. In the post he gives great news, he introduces SQLPowerDoc. … Continue reading Have you already tried sqlpowerdoc?
I have been asked many times on how to find the backup file location for a specific database, to be … Continue reading How to find the backup file location?
One of the things we usually forget as DBAs is that we need to check from time to time the … Continue reading Have you checked your SQL Server CPU speed lately?
One of the things that surprise me a lot is how little known are the Microsoft SQL Server Virtual Labs. … Continue reading SQL Server Virtual Labs
Some days ago I wrote a post where I added a query with the description on the wait types. Today … Continue reading Paul Randal’s Most common latch classes and what they mean