Tracking Who Changed Data

Bert Wagner is on a quest to find out who moved his cheese:

Have you ever wondered who was the last person (or process) to modify a piece of data in your database?

SQL Server offers plenty of system views and functions that provide insight into how your server is running and how your queries are performing. However, it doesn’t offer much information about who last modified your data.

There are a few workarounds, though they aren’t great.

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