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February 5, 2014  2:00 PM

I Want This Project Done Properly, Done Quickly, and Done Cheap

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Consulting, Social Commentary, SQL, SQL Server

This is the standard requirement that I get from a lot of clients. Sadly those three requests aren't going to go well together. In IT (and really in anything) you have to pick two:

  • Done Properly
  • Done Fast
  • Done Cheap

January 29, 2014  10:42 PM

eForensics Magazine SQL Server Issue

Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL, SQL Server

The digital magazine "eForensics Magazine" has put together their 1st issue talking specifically about SQL Server security.  There are articles written by a bunch of SQL Server experts...

January 22, 2014  7:00 PM

Changing your Password on Windows 2012 via RDP

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Change Password, Data Security, Microsoft Windows, Security, SQL, SQL Server, Windows 2012, Windows 2012 R2

I ran into a problem at a client recently that I'm shocked that I haven't run across before. I...

January 15, 2014  2:00 PM

Fixing TempDB database problems when starting SQL using a minimum config

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Data Loss, Database, Database Administration, SQL, SQL Server, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014, T/SQL, TempDB

So the other day I typo'ed something. Usually this isn't that big a deal, but in this case when fixing tempdb for a customer I told SQL to put two logical files into the same physical file. I was able to get it to let me do this because I first added the files, then realized that I had put them...

January 3, 2014  2:00 PM

Recommended Reading from mrdenny for January 3, 2014

Posted by: Denny Cherry
SQL, SQL Server, Top 10

This week I’ve found some great things for you to read. These are a few of my favorites that I’ve found this week.

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