sp_RestoreScript 1.6 Release – @Credential Added For Backups In Azure BLOB Storage

Releases seem to be coming out thick and fast at the moment, here's the latest v1.6 revision to sp_restorescript For those of you backing up to Azure BLOB Storage, we've now added a @Credential parameter. You can grab the latest version from our GitHub repo, https://github.com/SQLUndercover/UndercoverToolbox/blob/master/sp_restorescript.sql or for full documentation, visit https://sqlundercover.com/2017/06/29/undercover-toolbox-sp_restorescript-a-painless-way-to-generate-sql-server-database-restore-scripts/

sp_RestoreScript v1.4 – It’s Now Compatible with Case Sensitive Collations, Accepts Wild Cards in DB Names and Fixes A bug

sp_RestoreScript 1.4 is now out and ready for download from our GitHub, https://github.com/SQLUndercover/UndercoverToolbox/blob/master/sp_restorescript.sql Full documentation on sp_RestoreScript can be found at https://sqlundercover.com/2017/06/29/undercover-toolbox-sp_restorescript-a-painless-way-to-generate-sql-server-database-restore-scripts/ New Features Compatible with case sensitive collations Now accepts wild cards in the @DatabaseName string, ('Database1,Database2,SQL%') would now be a valid option with % treated as a wildcard. Bug Fixes An issue when... Continue Reading →

sp_restorescript 1.3 Released

sp_restorescript v1.3 is now available. We had found instances where backups consisting of multiple backup files were causing the length of the restore command to exceed the maximum character limit. 1.3 deals with this problems. Please visit https://sqlundercover.com/2017/06/29/undercover-toolbox-sp_restorescript-a-painless-way-to-generate-sql-server-database-restore-scripts/ for full documentation on sp_restorescript The procedure can also be downloaded from out GitHub site https://github.com/SQLUndercover/UndercoverToolbox/blob/master/sp_restorescript.sql

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 →

UNDERCOVER TOOLBOX: sp_WhatsMyAG

Here's a quick one for you.  If you happen to be managing SQL Servers with a large number of databases and availability groups, it can sometimes be difficult to keep track of which database belongs to which availability group. sp_WhatsMyAG will tell you just that.  You can either provide it with the database name and... Continue Reading →

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