I have been using Docker for a while to run the latest CTP of SQL Server 2019 and it has been so far amazing ride to use the product. Every time when new CTP is released, I learn something new with Docker. This time I learn that I can just run SQL Server Image without running pull command. Let us discuss it in this blog post.
Today’s puzzle is very interesting and my favorite puzzle to ask right at the beginning of the presentation. This puzzle helps to break the ice between audience while people are still settling in the audience. Let us see my favorite puzzle of Strange Behavior With Extra Comma in Create Table Statement.
SQL SERVER – Fix: The EXECUTE Permission was Denied on the Object ‘xp_cmdshell’, Database ‘mssqlsystemresource’,schema ‘sys’.
I write and play around a lot with SQL object level permissions and I love working with them. Having said that, I also explore the ways people want to run code to achieve certain objectives. In the DBA’s world when the number of servers we are talking is not a single digit, they are looking for ways to automate and script out. Recently I was at a retail company backed team in India and they said they have close to 1500+ databases which are running at their various outlets and point of sale counters and the DBA team working to manage these were still less than 10. I was pleasantly surprised by this level of details. To achieve certain tasks, they have to allow non-sysadmin users to run xp_cmdshell. Here is the issue which was they wanted to solve.
I often get this question in the email – more frequently than I would like to get.
Question: “Is GO T-SQL statement?”