sys.xp_delete_files and 'allow filesystem enumeration': two new undocumented items in SQL Server 2019
Is EXISTS(SELECT 1 ...) better than EXISTS(SELECT * ...)? Who would know better than SQL Server?
A misguided attempt to improve security that not only increases the chances of SQL Injection, but also prevented useful changes from being made.
Specific String Pattern Magically Hidden From Step Output in SQL Agent History. Who Knew?
What is the maximum number of rows for the Table Value Constructor? And, do different uses of it behave differently?
Installing SQL Server 2019 CTP 2.5 fails with almost no useful info. Searching on code or message finds nothing. This post fixes that 😎
Can a Certificate's Private Key be Restored From a Binary Literal / Hex Bytes? The Documentation Says, "No". What Does SQL Server Say?
Learn how to get a list of all Unicode characters to copy and paste, or use in queries / web pages / programs, or search by value, etc.