The Multifunctioning DBA:

April, 2009


April 21, 2009  7:04 PM

The Security Battle

Colin Smith Colin Smith Profile: Colin Smith

I just had a battle with some applications support team members about securing our data. We have a system that connects to a SQL Server backend, this system has been in place for over a year now and is about to get a major application update. When this system was first implemented management let...

April 7, 2009  5:14 PM

Powershell Ping

Colin Smith Colin Smith Profile: Colin Smith

I have a script that goes out and pings all of my SQL Servers. This script, right now, simply makes a connection to the SQL Server instance. If I am able to connect I call it good and if not I send out notifications saying that the SQL Server is down. I found that more often than not I was getting...


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