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...
I am expanding this blog

I am expanding this blog

Those who closely follow this blog and myself will know that SQLWATCH and thus this blog were an offshoot of my original blog, firstly at https://marcingminski.com and then https://marcin.gminski.net. It all started with this post...
Recent Test Posts

Recent Test Posts

Apologies if you have received an email with random test content. I wanted to try a new template for the website and blog and somehow it decided that it will be a good idea to auto-post and thus trigger an email with some demo-content. #NeverTestInProduction

Version 4.1 is now available

Contributors @marcingminski and @tarmstrong24 Features Change to parse job name and replace binary value with Job Name (#313 by @marcingminski)Added default ERRORLOG keywords that are worth monitoring. (#319 by @marcingminski)Improvements...

We’re moving to queues

Some time ago I asked on GitHub whether we should move to using SQL Server Service Broker rather than SQL Agent jobs. Sadly, there have been zero responses from the community, so I made my own decision. You can guess what the decision was. What is Service Broker SQL...