Trace flags are switches that adminstrators or developers can use to change the behavior of SQL Server. These are added by the development team, often to help debug or diagnose performance issues, according to BOL, but they are increasingly being used as feature flags to enable behavior that some customers may want, but Microsoft doesn’t want... » read more
How do I set up a password on Excel files? This method only works with Windows 10 and beyond versions of Excel. Open up the Excel file you want to protect. Go to File. Then click on Info. Go to Protect Workbook. Then click on Encrypt with Password. Enter and confirm the password you want.... » read more
Fill a column with a series of numbers Select the first cell in the range that you want to fill. Type the starting value for the series. Type a value in the next cell to establish a pattern. … Select the cells that contain the starting values. … Drag the fill handle. Sources: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/automatically-number-rows-76ce49e3-d8d2-459b-bd85-ee1d3973e6e6
What Are Symbolic Links? Symbolic links are basically advanced shortcuts. Create a symbolic link to an individual file or folder, and that link will appear to be the same as the file or folder to Windows—even though it’s just a link pointing at the file or folder. For example, let’s say you have a program... » read more
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/rammap RAMMap v1.61 Article 05/11/2022 2 minutes to read 4 contributors By Mark Russinovich Published: May 11, 2022 Download RAMMap (671 KB)Run now from Sysinternals Live. Have you ever wondered exactly how Windows is assigning physical memory, how much file data is cached in RAM, or how much RAM is used by the kernel and device drivers? RAMMap... » read more
SQL Server® 2019 for Microsoft® Windows Latest Cumulative Update Cumulative Update Package 16 for SQL Server 2019 – KB5011644 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=100809 Note: Restart server before and after service pack. For AlwaysOn setup, should be able to leave AlwaysOn in place and update each node server.
A hash warning event means that part of the data processed for a hash operation was written to tempdb. This means that a hash join or hash aggregate has run out of memory and been forced to spill information to disk (tempdb) during query execution, which can degrade the SQL Server performance. While spills are something... » read more