Finding Column Usage Anywhere on an Instance

Pamela M. has a script for a difficult scenario:

This is what I use when these moments happen. This script will go out and search for occurrences of the search parameter in every table, view, synonym, stored procedure and function on the instance and will return the results in a single set.

Click through for the script, which Pamela warns us will be slow.

Related Posts

Defining Downtime Down

Andy Mallon takes us through the notion of downtime: There’s a lot of discussion about preventing downtime. As a DBA and IT professional, it’s my sworn duty to prevent downtime. I usually describe my job as DBA something along the lines of, “to make sure data is always available to the people and applications that […]

Read More

Trying Out the Data Migration Assistant

Dave Mason shares some thoughts on the Data Migration Assistant: I recently took advantage of an opportunity to try Mirosoft’s Data Migration Assistant. It was a good experience and I found the tool quite useful. As the documentation tells us, the DMA “helps you upgrade to a modern data platform by detecting compatibility issues that can impact database […]

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Categories

April 2019
MTWTFSS
« Mar  
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930