Who owns your availability groups?

Question: Who owns your availability groups? The person who creates the AG becomes the owner by default. Did you know that you can (and probably should) change that the same as many of the other SQL Server objects like databases, jobs, endpoints, etc. Up until


Comparing databases using SSDT

Another Twitter-born blog post! I love getting new ideas from the community. Real world ideas for solving real world problems! The original question was “Does SQL Compare or others prods allow me to compare 1 “gold” db to the 57 “identical” databases in prod at


My Cable Modem Keeps Rebooting!

There are obviously quite a few things that could cause internet issues that are totally out of our control, but there are some things that we may be able to try to help ourselves. Face it, dealing with cable service calls is right up there


Announcing SQL Server on Linux

Yes, you read that right. SQL Server will be ported to Linux. Here’s the Blog post from Scott Guthrie. http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2016/03/07/announcing-sql-server-on-linux/ Today I’m excited to announce our plans to bring SQL Server to Linux as well. This will enable SQL Server to deliver a consistent data