Tag Archives: sql server

Hopes for vNext

It’s been quite some time since the last version of SQL Server was released. SQL Server 2019, v15, came out on Nov 4, 2019. Since then we’ve gotten 10 CUs, but no new version in 18 months. The pandemic likely … Continue reading

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Creating a Symmetric Key–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. This is a series on working with the various encryption technologies in SQL Server. One of the encryption technologies … Continue reading

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A Basic Encryption Primer for SQL Server

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. Encryption is a function call in SQL Server, where we pass in the text to encrypt and a key. … Continue reading

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Removing SA from Azure SQL Database

One of the recommendations from Microsoft SQL Server is to use Windows authentication. This has been in the docs for years, and I’ve heard many MS consultants and employees note this. Many customers and clients have tried to use Windows … Continue reading

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