Russ Thomas – SQL Judo

The Art of SQL Server Database Administration, Development, and Career Skills for the Technically Minded

When was the last time you used sqlcmd.exe?

With the growing popularity of windows server in CORE mode the command line is officially back in vogue.  PowerShell is getting all the press but there is a lot more … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

My favorite lesser known features of SSMS

A few days ago Mickey Stuewe and I were talking on twitter if there was a way to generate an alter view script from object explorer using only keystrokes. Turns out you can mimic … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · 5 Comments

T-SQL Tue #51-I see your bad decision and raise a horrible one

TSQL2sday topic number 51 is outstanding.  Hosting Adam Machanic‘s rotating blog party this month is Jason Brimhall aka Twitter @SQLRnnr who asks “when has somebody (a CTO, Developer, Business User) placed a bet … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 5 Comments