Category Archives for "Helpful Scripts"

Aug 16

Find the Last Time Databases or Logs were Restored

By Lori Brown | Backup and Restore , Helpful Scripts , Log Shipping , SQL Administration , SQL Maintenance , SQL Server

I have a client that uses a lot of disconnected log shipping on a few servers.  They do this because they want to have a copy of their database that is actually hosted by software vendors for reporting purposes.  So, disconnected log shipping it is!  We pull down files that have been FTP’d to the […]

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Sep 28

Get Index Column Info with Includes for One or Many Tables

By Lori Brown | Helpful Scripts , Missing Indexes , Performance Tuning , Query Tuning , SQL Administration , SQL Development , SQL Server

I was recently working with one of my clients on some low hanging fruit type of query tuning. We had checked the cache for plans with missing index warnings in them and were trying to see if we could tweak and existing index or add a new index to speed things up. If you ever […]

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Sep 14

Find Tables That Have Special Features Enabled

By SQLRx Admin | Helpful Scripts , Miscellaneous , SQL Server , Tip of the Month

Find out if any of tables in your database have special features enabled using the queries below.  These features need to be understood and carefully managed. — CDC Enabled Tables select distinct t.name AS CDCTables from sys.tables t where t.is_tracked_by_cdc = 1   — File Tables — SQL 2012 + select distinct t.name AS FileTables from […]

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