T-SQL Tuesday #147 – SQL Server Upgrade Strategies

T-SQL Tuesday #147 – SQL Server Upgrade Strategies

Thanks to Steve Jones for hosting February month of T-SQL Tuesday! This month T-SQL Tuesday is all about SQL Server upgrades. Thank you, Kevin and Deepthi for the reminder. I had forgotten about T-SQL Tuesday this time but hopefully, the below, although...
Should we run SQL Server on the default port 1433

Should we run SQL Server on the default port 1433

There are two types of DBAs. Those that run SQL Server on the default port 1433 and those that don’t. Those that do not run on the default port 1433 say it’s more secure, and those who do say it’s “security by obscurity” do not make it...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year SQLWATCHers, thank you for your support so far. I am looking forward to 2022 with new ideas and plans for SQLWATCH. Stay tuned.
I am a Microsoft MVP!

I am a Microsoft MVP!

I am pleased to announce that I have been awarded the Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) award in the Data Platform category for the year 2022. I was not expecting it at all so I have not had a blog post ready for when I get it. This is just me trying to get...