Data Platform MVP 2020

By Jason Brimhall | August 12, 2020

I am humbled to be among so many great professionals and honored at the same time for having been chosen.

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Unconscious Bias

By Jason Brimhall | August 11, 2020

This article helps to unearth a cultural issue that each individual needs to address on a personal level. Bias is an enemy to productive conversation.

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Availability Group issues fixed with Alerts

By Wayne Sheffield | August 6, 2020

Availability Group issues - job to resume data movement

Learn how to use the SQL Server Agent Alerting system to capture Availability Group related errors and to respond to them by running jobs.

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Decoded Statistics Names and More

By Jason Brimhall | April 17, 2020

Auto-generated statistics names can seem like they are entirely random, but there is a method to the madness. With a little effort and a bit of TSQL trickery, we can decode those names and reveal what the names really mean. 

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Using Google Chrome with SSRS

By Wayne Sheffield | February 18, 2020

Kerberos Double Hop issue in SSRS

In this post, you will learn how to resolve the Kerberos Double-Hop issue and SSRS browser login when using Google Chrome to run SSRS reports.

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CRM Data Source Connection Error

By Jason Brimhall | January 23, 2020

This article takes us to the edge with a couple of CRM related errors after changing the service account to a more secure Managed Service Account. Despite the CRM reports working properly within Report Manager (via SSRS), the reports would fail in CRM.

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Where is that Mask?

By Jason Brimhall | December 28, 2019

In this article, I share one easy script that could help eliminate one database feature as a culprit to an anomalous data masking suddenly getting enabled.

Ad Hoc Queries Disabled

By Jason Brimhall | December 20, 2019

This article takes a look at an error that may occur depending on your use of linked servers and the use of openrowset.

When Too Much is Not a Good Thing

By Jason Brimhall | December 13, 2019

Explore how to avoid unwanted results that oft occur due to lack of attention to detail, use of internet examples, misunderstanding of the requirements; and always from granting way too much access.

Who needs data access? Not You!

By Jason Brimhall | December 12, 2019

With a little planning and care, we can find various ways to fulfill user requests without compromising the environment.