Logon Triggers Do Not Prevent SSMS Connections

I recently saw a post on StackExchange where a user was having a problem with tempdb filling up, which was causing their logon trigger to fail. The logon trigger was attempting to prevent users from connecting with SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). It seems that the user was not aware that it is trivial to connect […]

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The Missing Piece of SQL Conferences

Recently Steve Jones (b|t) has been writing a series of posts around the Pass Summit and SQL Saturdays. The one posted on July 5th on Choosing Content for the Summit got me thinking about content, not just at the Summit, but also at other various SQL conferences and events. I had a conversation around the […]

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Conference Thoughts

This past weekend I had the pleasure of being at Emerald City Comicon. The last few years I’ve had the chance to volunteer in different there in various ways. This year I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to spend the weekend assisting Gigi Edgely , who was one of many celebrities to be in […]

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Apathy – The Underpaid Conundrum

In the third post in the Apathy series we’ll be digging deeper in to the thought that you might not be getting paid what you are worth. This can be a big concern for a lot of people (in particular in the U.S.) as there is always a feeling that you should be earning more, and […]

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