Tag Archives: Windows

Longrunning Query – xp_cmdshell?

Flicking through the ol’ Solarwinds activity monitor, I spotted this one day: That four day purple thing on the right? Not good. (The remaining images are from a reconstruction, partly to protect the not-so-innocent, and partly because the first job … Continue reading

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Patching

We had a communication from an Ops team saying that they intended to apply Windows patches to all our SQL Servers in one six hour period. This just felt wrong, on so many levels, including: QA, UAT, DR, Production all … Continue reading

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