Daily Archives: March 14, 2012

Ownership Chains in SQL Server

Someone asked the question recently about allowing a user to run a process,but not execute the individual pieces of the process. I replied that ownership chains allow this, and then explained things. Here’s a short example of that. Let’s suppose … Continue reading

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An Azure Outage

There was a Windows Azure outage on Feb 29, which resulted in the management service being down for about 8 hours. The actual virtual machines that most customers had were unaffected, but the ability to perform management functions was down for … Continue reading

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