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Powershell Commands to Manage MSA/gMSA Accounts

Hello Readers,  here is another post from Norm to help you achieve more with MSAs and gMSAs through...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 01/09/2018

Enabling Encrypted Connections with SQL Server Configuration

Hello Readers, Here is another post arriving from Norm Eberly. My colleague Sean Gallardy and I were...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 10/27/2017

Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), Traceflag 5004, and interrupting encryption scanning

Hello Blogreaders, Here is another post from Grant Carter to help with your TDE efforts on large...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 04/04/2017

PCI DSS 3.2 and SQL Server - By Grant Carter INTRODUCTION

Here is another suite of posts from Grant Carter.   Enjoy. The Payment Card Industry Data Security...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 09/16/2016

PCI DSS 32 and SQL Server - By Grant Carter Part 4: Additional Info

Terms Used in This Post ·        I/O – Input/Output ·        SHP – Shared Hosting Providers ·...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 09/16/2016

PCI DSS 32 and SQL Server - By Grant Carter Part 3: Monitor, Test, and Maintain

Terms Used in This Post ·        I/O – Input/Output ·        MSP – Managed Service Provider ·...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 09/16/2016

PCI DSS 32 and SQL Server - By Grant Carter Part 2: Antivirus and Coding

PCI DSS 3.2 and SQL Server  - Part 2 Terms Used in This Post I/O – Input/output SSAS – SQL Server...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 09/16/2016

PCI DSS 32 and SQL Server - By Grant Carter Part 1: Networking and Data

PCI DSS 3.2 and SQL Server  - Part 1 Terms Used in This Post DMZ – Demilitarized zone often referred...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 09/16/2016

Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA) and SQL Server 2016

This updated post comes from another colleague of mine, Norm Eberly.  Norm is a dedicated Premier...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 05/25/2016

SQL Server Support for PCI DSS 3.1

Here is another post from Grant Carter. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 12/01/2015

Restoring Through Transaction Log Errors

This post comes from a colleague of mine, Grant Carter. Grant is a dedicated Premier Field Engineer...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 10/29/2015

General SQL Database Repair for Enterprise Applications

Physical corruption happens on all platforms with any Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)....

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 10/06/2013

Salvaging Data from Corrupt Database Tables

Every Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) can experience corruption. Data corruptions very...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 10/06/2013

Take Caution and Consider well before using RADL or LOGREBUILDING

The purpose of this post is to discourage the use of RADL or LOGREBUILDING when corruption is...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 10/06/2013

Consistency and Corruption in Enterprise Databases

One topic that is frequently avoided or trivialized, unless it is personally affecting you, is...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 10/06/2013

PERFMON Counters Available via Extended Events (XEvents) in SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1

The interdependence between a RDBMS and the Operating System (OS) is significant. When involved with...

Author: Mark Weber - Premier Field Engineering SQL and SAP Date: 01/16/2012