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Allow Port 1433 Ubuntu Linux for SQL Server

If you have just installed SQL Server on Ubuntu Linux and you are trying to connect remotely you may have some difficulty connecting if port 1433 is not available. Here is how you do it, using the UFW, or Uncomplicated Firewall

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Getting Started with SQL Server on Linux

With the recent public availability of the SQL Server Linux release, I figured I should give it a try, and it went well. Here is all that it took. Download and install to a VM Ubuntu Linux Server 16.04.  (1

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Temporary Stored Procedures #sproc

Yes, you can create temporary stored procedures by prefixing the name of the sproc with a #. The temporary stored procedure is sort of a “leave no trace” stored procedure that is only good for your session. If you use

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DBCC CheckDB and CheckTable doesn’t check In-Memory OLTP.

Special thanks to my friend Theresa Iserman for introducing me to Jos de Bruijn the Senior Program Manager for the In Memory OLTP (Hekaton) project to help get my questions answered at PASS Summit. So, the Hekaton – In Memory

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Bellingham SQL Server Users Group November Meeting

Bellingham SQL Server Users Group (Pass Chapter) – November 30th at 6:00pm. Features Presentation by Randolph West: “Back up and Restore your Database with Azure Blob Storage”. Making use of good disaster recovery fundamentals and modern off-site storage, you will

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Visualizing VLF’s – Updated

A while back a wrote a blog post with a query to Visualize the VLF’s in your database. Today I have an update to that script. Here is an updated script that has adds another column called “TextStatus” to the

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When Database Corruption Strikes – PASS Summit 2016

It has been a great week at PASS Summit 2016. Tomorrow I will be presenting on Database Corruption.  The session is called “When Database Corruption Strikes.”   This session is at 3:30pm in Room 2AB, if you are interested in how to

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PASS Summit 2016

Last night I arrived in Seattle for PASS Summit 2016. This is my 4th consecutive PASS Summit, and my second time to be here as a speaker, and I am certainly looking forward to the week. Before I had even

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Presenting at PASS Summit Next Week

Next week I will be presenting on Database Corruption on Friday afternoon at Pass Summit.  The session is called “When Database Corruption Strikes.”   This session is on Friday afternoon, if you are interested in how to deal with database corruption,

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Presenting this Friday at the CHUG Conference

This Friday, October 14th I will be presenting at the Centricity Healthcare Users Group (CHUG) conference in Austin TX. The session is on “Tune, Monitor and Analyze the Health of Your Centricity SQL Server” and I will be co-presenting with

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