Monthly Archives: May 2017

May 25

AlwaysOn 2016 – Encrypted Databases in an AG

By Ginger Keys | Encryption , SQL 2016 , SQL Administration , SQL Server

In the AlwaysOn 2016 release, there are several enhancements that have improved manageability, scalability, and availability. One of the enhancements is the ability to add encrypted databases to an AlwaysOn group. Encrypted databases were allowed in earlier versions of AlwaysOn, however they could not be accessed if there was a failover to a secondary replica […]

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May 19

SQL 2017 Is On The Way!!

By Lori Brown | CTP , SQL 2017 , SQL Server

–By Lori Brown  @SQLSupahStah SQL Server 2017 is rolling our way like a big ole train. And, with the new features that are going to be available there may be quite a few shops that want to jump onboard. As of this writing SQL Server 2017 CTP 2.1 is available for download and testing. (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-sql-server-2017-ctp/ […]

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May 04

List Partitioned Tables And Other Info About Them

By Lori Brown | Beginner , Helpful Scripts , Partitions , SQL Administration , SQL Server , Tip of the Month

Here is a good way to find out if any of your tables are partitioned in your database using the query below. It is important to know so that you can find out how the tables are partitioned. — Partitioned Tables SELECT DISTINCT t.name AS ParitionedTables FROM sys.partitions p INNER JOIN sys.tables t ON p.object_id […]

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