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  1. Crystal Reports Formula for MSDB Dates and Times


    September 10, 2009 by Mike Hillwig

    As a DBA, I find myself spelunking through data and often having to present it in a somewhat human-friendly format. …
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  2. Backing Up for my Primary/Secondary Environments


    September 8, 2009 by Mike Hillwig

    Every environment is different, and that means everyone does backups differently. I thought I’d talk about how I do it …
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  3. Using sysjobhistory to Find What’s Running Longer than Usual


    September 8, 2009 by Mike Hillwig

    We all have SQL Agent jobs that run periodically. Wouldn’t it be nice to know that something ran longer than …
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  4. An Object by Any Other Name


    September 8, 2009 by Mike Hillwig

    In my career, I’ve seen a lot of database objects. And I’ve seen a lot of names, both good and …
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  5. Giving Microsoft Access a Seat at the Table


    September 2, 2009 by Mike Hillwig

    Ask any DBA what they think of Microsoft Access, and you’ll rarely see a smile. Perhaps you’ll get a laugh, …
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