Exposing SQL Server Risks in 1 minute

Often we find ourselves meeting new SQL Server environments for the first time and for SQL Server Reporting and/or Business Intelligence servers this is no exception.   Whilst your role may be purely business intelligence developer, it is handy to know where the current exposure to risks are (such as recoverability) that could potentially derail the Business Intelligence project later.

Developing a quick DIY dashboard in Report Builder or Power Pivot is now an easy reality however you could find yourself investing some time in developing the various datasets that interrogate SQL Server’s back end tables.

This nice article by Brent Ozar shows there is plenty of available out of the box community resource available, to help you build a set of datasets that expose some of these common risks.

SQLServerPedia Auditing Configuration

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