SQL Server 2000 Books Online Documentation

This simply serves as a repository for the SQL Server 2000 Books Online Documentation, in case Microsoft decides to no longer provide it on their website. To be clear, I’m not suggesting anyone actually use…

Wait Stats capture script

Performance troubleshooting should begin with capturing wait stats so we can understand where SQL Server is busy. The script below captures wait stats into a table in tempdb; the script should be ran via a…

New Look, New Web Address!

As you’ve probably already noticed, SQL Server Science has a new logo, however you may not have noticed we’ve also changed our web address to SQLServerScience.com. The old domain name, SQLServer.science, will continue to work…

Internet access to your SQL Server?

Occasionally I see questions on dba.stackexchange.com where it appears the SQL Server is exposed directly to the Internet, allowing remote connections. This is very bad. In this post, I provide some reasons why. First, it…