Inspector V1.2 revised installation guide

Pre-requisites: SQL 2012 or higher SQL Server Agent A database to store the the data collected by the agent jobs (this can be one you use for your other DBA needs it doesn’t have to be a dedicated database) Optional: For instances with availability groups where you take backups on the secondary replicas you will... Continue Reading →

The SQL Agents’ view of SQL Server

I recently came across a really odd issue with the SQL Agent, there were two agent jobs attached to one schedule one of the jobs was enabled and the other was not enabled - all pretty normal at this point but here is where it got weird. The disabled job was running on schedule regardless!... Continue Reading →

What if it all grows out?!

The other day I got thinking about what would happen if all databases on a single instance grew out, every single one of them! but not just once, what if they all grew out three, four or fives times overnight - what would things look like? Well I know the likelihood may be slim but... Continue Reading →

The SQLUndercover Inspector is now available!

Updated: 28/11/2018: We've put together a sample report for you to play with. The SQLUndercover Inspector is now available on GitHub, a quick run down of what it does can be found here: Introducing: The SQLUndercover Inspector, a quick video introduction can be found here and upcoming video tutorials will be released on Undercover TV in due... Continue Reading →

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