Life Support 2008 – Audit Logons

Planning to upgrade/migrate requires a fair amount of prep work. Some of that prep work involves auditing your server for any users that may still be using the instance.

Finding Data Gaps

Quality data is a goal we all strive to attain. Nobody wants to have bad data. Yet, despite our best efforts, the problem of bad data has its way of presenting itself over and over again.

Event Files on Linux

For the most part, things work the way you might expect them to work in windows – except it is on Linux. Sure some things are different, but SQL Server itself, is largely the same.

Is That Database in Use?

This article demonstrates how to use Extended Events to determine if a database is being used by someone or something.

Join a List of Values

There are multiple ways of retrieving data from a table when you have a list of values. This article explores the use of the table value constructor.