Minion CheckDB is the third piece of our free backup and maintenance tools, rounding out the list with Minion Backup and Minion Reindex…and it’s coming in early 2017.
If you don’t use this feature very often, you can come across some unexpected sp_executeSQL issues. This time we’ll look at an sp_excuteSQL output issue.
Set-based enterprise (n.) – An environment in which you can administer multiple servers as if they were one server. Minion Enterprise makes your shop into a set-based enterprise, and you’re going to love it.
Microsoft has released what looks like a pretty important security patch for SQL Server: MS16-136. Right now seems like an OUTSTANDING time to look that over and see if it applies to your systems.
Let’s talk about using SQL Server OUTPUT parameters!
What makes a really successful technology? Along with actually having a strong technology that’s robust, flexible, and code-able, you also have to foster a strong community. Users come together and help each other in ways that continue to surprise me and that’s why we’re thrilled to be building Minion community.
You want free licenses of Minion Enterprise. Yes, you do! We’re at the PASS Summit, and that’s as good a reason as any to give away more licenses of Minion Enterprise. We want EVERYONE to enjoy the benefits of set-based enterprise management! Better sign up now.
What’s the most expensive cup of coffee you’ve ever bought? Was it $6, $8, $15? Try a cup of coffee that cost $2,000. And worst yet, it was made at home. Let me tell you a tale of disaster recovery…
The number one cause of instability in most database environments is SQL Server permissions. Specifically the problem is that people have more access to systems than they should. Let me walk you through a typical lockdown.
Many IT shops need multiple copies of a backup saved to multiple locations, for disaster recovery, or for testing and quality assurance. Here we discuss the difference between backup mirror and copy, and explain how to implement each in Minion Backup.