Can a Certificate's Private Key be Restored From a Binary Literal / Hex Bytes? The Documentation Says, "No". What Does SQL Server Say?
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Does resetting an Identity Seed to a specific value via DBCC CHECKIDENT(..., RESEED, new_seed_value) work the way the documentation states? It depends 🙃
Demystifying What "sqlservr -q" Actually Does (last updated: 2019-01-07 @ 02:25 EST / 2019-01-07 @ 07:45 UTC ) For various reasons, people sometimes find themselves in the unfortunate (and unenviable) situation of having an Instance of SQL Server configured with the wrong Collation. This can often lead to unexpected errors and/or sorting and comparison behavior.… Continue reading Changing the Collation of the Instance, the Databases, and All Columns in All User Databases: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?