Monthly Archives: May 2015

Changing NULL to NOT NULL – Dealing with Data

I wrote recently on how to alter a column in SQL Server from NULL to NOT NULL in a simple way. However I didn’t cover some of the cases where you have data in the column, or other restrictions that … Continue reading

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Unit Testing in Philadelphia

I’m helping teach a pre-conference session on Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Microsoft office in Philadelphia. This is an all day, paid for event, that looks at how you can use a framework to write unit tests for your … Continue reading

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Native Audits

As our databases contain more and more information, it is becoming increasingly more common to implement some sort of auditing feature to ensure that our data is not being inappropriately accessed or altered. It’s not only the management of our … Continue reading

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DB_Owner Querying for Database Options

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. What can a user with the db_owner database role do? I assumed anything inside of the database (create/alter objects, … Continue reading

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