Daily Archives: August 12, 2014

MS14-044–Security Alert for SQL Server

I just saw this, but you should be aware. There’s a potential Denial of Service/Elevation of Privilege bug in SQL Server. Here’s the bulletin: MS14-044 There are QFE and GDR patches for versions since 2008, but you need to read … Continue reading

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The Brittleness of Replication

I’ve used replication for years in different positions. I first discovered it in SQL Server 6.5, using it to simulate a queuing system to keep two disparate applications in sync without requiring transactions between the applications and causing errors. As handy as … Continue reading

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T-SQL Tuesday #57–SQL Family and Community

It’s T-SQL Tuesday time again. After missing two months with my sabbatical, I’m back. The topic this month is hosted by Jeffrey Verheul and it is SQL Family and Community. That’s a topic near and dear to my heart, and … Continue reading

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