This is something I had to do today. In this blog post, I am going to show you how you can disable or remove indexes matching certain name criteria or other condition(s) across multiple servers and databases in various tables. Usually, this is a very painful process if done by hand but with the fantastic … Continue reading SQL Server: Disable/Remove Indexes Across Servers/Databases Using PowerShell & dbatools
SQL Server: DROP All But A Few Tables With PowerShell (or DROP ALL)
Recently, I received a request to backup a dozen tables or so tables out of 12 thousand tables. I had to retain all the indexes, statistics etc. The goal was to hand this over to the vendor for analysis as a database backup. I could have copied the selected tables over to a new database … Continue reading SQL Server: DROP All But A Few Tables With PowerShell (or DROP ALL)
SQL Server – Drop An User In All Databases & Drop The Login Too!
I am a strong proponent and a believer of using AD groups (not even AD users) to manage your SQL Server permissions end to end. Restated, you would not have any individual AD users as logins in your SQL Server instance, all instance logins with be AD groups. If you are dealing with plain SQL … Continue reading SQL Server – Drop An User In All Databases & Drop The Login Too!