Edit this file as administrator. Ref the correct path. I am using SSMS 17.8.1. or latest. C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\140\Tools\Binn\ManagementStudio\ssms.pkgundef Uncomment the following block and save. Relaunch SSMS, Tools, Options, Source Control, Plug-in Selection, VSTFS. You should see a Team menu at the top Menu bar. Must have VS2015 installed! https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/releasenotes/vs2015-version-history Troubleshooting info: Exit… Continue reading Enable Source Control in SSMS
Backup SQL Server Database(s) to Azure Blob Container
This is a step by step guide to help a friend that is looking for a quick and inexpensive way to upload/migrate his small on-prem SQL Server databases onto Azure cloud without having to use complex tools. Note: This will work on SQL Server 2012 or above with internet connectivity. SUMMARY: Create Azure… Continue reading Backup SQL Server Database(s) to Azure Blob Container
2 New Things in SSMS 17.2 – I Think You’ll Like.
QueryStoreUI reports now supports additional metrics (RowCount, DOP, CLR Time etc.) from sys.query_store_runtime_stats. Performance Dashboard server report now available as a default report: Can connect to SQL Server 2008 and newer versions. Missing indexes sub-report uses scoring to assist in identifying most useful indexes. Historical wait stats sub-report now aggregates waits by category. Idle and… Continue reading 2 New Things in SSMS 17.2 – I Think You’ll Like.
SQL Sync Logins – Domain Accounts
Hypothetically, say you can't grant dbo permissions. Instead you just need read, write and execute for stored procedures. Common Database-Level Roles are: db_datareader, db_datawriter, and my personal favorite db_executor. Ideally, you would use a domain security group (making the accounts members of the group) and grant the group access to the SQL Server instead of… Continue reading SQL Sync Logins – Domain Accounts
SQL Server Error – Incorrect time syntax in time string used with WAITFOR.
This is a simple one but it doesn't stick until you write/read about it. Note, I use WAITFOR DELAY to pause/sleep the session between batches or T-SQL commands. For logic reasons, sometimes, I just gotta buy myself a few seconds for one thing to finish, before I start the next one. Ref: Control-of-Flow (lots of goodies… Continue reading SQL Server Error – Incorrect time syntax in time string used with WAITFOR.
How to fix my SSMS Help F1 problem
While using SSMS2012 my coworker had an issue that when he hit F1 it would launch the local copy of help but wouldn't direct him to the specific help section for the selected keyword. ie. New Query window, type Highlight DISTINCT and hit F1. Well SSMS would simply open the local MSDN Books he had installed… Continue reading How to fix my SSMS Help F1 problem
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