Ahmad Yaseen
SQL Server Audit Specification

Using the SQL Server Audit Feature to Audit Different Actions

April 22, 2019 by

In the previous article of the SQL Server Audit series, SQL Server Audit Feature Components, we discussed the three main components of the SQL Server Audit feature; the SQL Server Audit, the Server Audit Specifications, and the Database Audit Specifications in details. In this article, we will show how to use the SQL Server Audit feature to track, log and review the different operations performed at both the SQL Server and the database levels.

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Ahmad Yaseen
Create SQL Server Audit

SQL Server Audit Feature Components

April 15, 2019 by

In the previous articles of the SQL Server Audit series (see the TOC at the bottom), we discussed the concept of the SQL Server Audit, why we need an audit solution to track and log the different events performed in our SQL Server instances and databases, and went through the different methods that can be used to audit the SQL Server databases. In this article, we will discuss the SQL Server Audit feature components and how to configure it.

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Ed Pollack

Methods to Insert Data into SQL Server

April 10, 2019 by


There are a variety of ways of managing data to insert into SQL Server. How we generate and insert data into tables can have a profound impact on performance and maintainability! This topic is often overlooked as a beginner’s consideration, but mistakes in how we grow objects can create massive headaches for future developers and administrators.

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Esat Erkec
tSQLt framework unit test result

SQL unit testing best practices

April 8, 2019 by

SQL unit testing is a testing method which allows us to test the smallest, atomic programmable part of a database object. SQL unit testing plays a key role in the modern database development cycle because it allows us to test individual parts of the database objects work as expected. SQL unit testing adds a great worth to the database project because unit tests are more reliable then manual test methods.

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Ranga Babu
Data check

SQL Foreign key

April 5, 2019 by

In this article let us review different ways to create a SQL foreign key, rules on updates and deletes, enabling foreign key constraints, disabling foreign key constraints and not for replication in foreign keys.

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