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Using Templates With SQL Server Management Studio

I love learning new things. I feel like a kid again at times, my eyes get wide as I imagine new possibilities using whatever things it is I have found. This is how I felt last week when I came across a feature of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) that...

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Viewing SQL Server 2008 R2 Audit Logs Using SSMS 2012

Short version of this post: you can't.I'm fairly certain Microsoft won't be able to return the hours I spent trying to view the SQL Server 2008 R2 audit logs using SSMS 2012. But they don't have too, really, because they know I can't quit them at this point.This all came...

BREAKING NEWS: Microsoft SQL Server Will Do What You Tell It To Do

[caption id="attachment_8742" align="alignleft" width="270" caption="Magical Animal"][/caption]The voice on the other end of the line was concerned. It would appear that their server was having memory issues. But they already knew the answer, the memory issues were 'expected' due to the fact that they were running Microsoft SQL Server."SQL Server is a...

The Shocking Truth About Microsoft Connect

The truth is this: It works.Oh sure, the process may be slower than molasses in the winter. And the overall experience may be as frustrating as helping your parents with their email. But it really does work. Here is my example.I was using the Google the other day and came across...