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  1. Temporarily Enabling xp_cmdshell


    October 17, 2012 by Mike Hillwig

    I use xp_cmdshell quite a bit in my envrionment. Sometimes I use it from within a script to call BCP …
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  2. Getting it Wrong


    October 16, 2012 by Mike Hillwig

    As a DBA, my greatest asset is my credibility. If my user community and managers don’t trust me, I’ve got …
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  3. Defy the Defaults! #sqlsat171


    October 6, 2012 by Mike Hillwig

    Today is SQL Saturday 171 in my hometown of Pittsburgh, PA. THIS is the SQL Saturday that has had me …
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  4. Manually Removing an MSX Target Server


    October 4, 2012 by Mike Hillwig

    Part of my server decomission process is to defect that server from its MSX server. Either that step got skipped …
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