So, since it has been some time since we looked at our Security Audit, let’s review what we’ve gone over so far: And We’re Back! Security Audit – Part 2 Security Audit On our next look at the Security Audit, let’s look at the server itself – SELECT COUNT(*) FROM sys.servers WHERE is_linked =’1′ This … More Security Audit – Part 4
So, as you can tell from the lack of posts over the past few months, I have been more than just busy. Between moving into a new house, moving my son into a college dorm, several SQL Saturdays, and just general work items, it has been extremely hectic. But, I am back now, and my … More And We’re Back!
Now, I know for most of you, this seems like a rather simple idea. The definition of concatenation is, according to Dictionary.com is : verb (used with object) 1. to link together; unite in a series or chain. Simply put, you combine two or more strings together to form a new string. So, the first … More Concatenation of Strings!
Now, when I last posted, I’m sure you thought I was done talking about the MERGE statement. You are so wrong, compadre! One more post is absolutely needed! There are a few issues with the MERGE statement. Well, as of this writing, there are 361 possible issues according to Microsoft Connect – the actual website … More Merging Data Sources – Part 3