Tableau Kerberos Delegation to SQL Server / SSAS – Part 2 – Setting it up

The ability to use Kerberos delegation against SQL Server and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) was introduced in Tableau Server 8.3; we covered theory in the post Tableau Kerberos Delegation to SQL Server / SSAS Part 1 – The Theory (Kerberos Tickets, Service Principal Names and Token Size) – make sure you have reviewed that before continuing… Read More »

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Tableau Kerberos Delegation to SQL Server / SSAS – Part 1 – The Theory (Kerberos Tickets, Service Principal Names and Token Size)

Active Directory is by default geared to a two tier Client/Server architecture, the Client can only use resources either locally or on the Server it directly connects to. For multi-tier Client/Server environments it’s more tricky because the user doesn’t authenticate directly with the target server perhaps not even able to connect because of firewall or routing constraints, the middle… Read More »

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IT Community Roadshow – Real-world stories and demos from local community experts – May 2016

The IT Community Roadshow is a series of free training events focusing on next-generation technologies including Microsoft Azure, Windows 10, and DevOps. The sessions will focus on real-world challenges, along with a comprehensive set of solutions and expert guidance. What you’ll get: These unique events are led by the community, and designed to offer all… Read More »

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Transaction Log Concepts – Part 2: Full Database Backups and Mirroring/Availability Groups

In Transaction Log Concepts – Part 1: ACID, Write Ahead Logging, Structure of the Log (VLF’s) and the Checkpoint/Lazywriter/Eagerwriter process I talked about Write Ahead Logging and how the Checkpoint process interacts with the Transaction Log; To recap – the transaction log is an append only log of all changes to the Database, an incremental Log Sequence… Read More »

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Transaction Log Concepts – Part 1: ACID, Write Ahead Logging, Structure of the Log (VLF’s) and the Checkpoint/Lazywriter/Eagerwriter process

I’ve put together a number of posts that will hopefully both inform and put to bed some misconceptions around the use of a Transaction Log within a database context and how SQL Server makes use of it across a number of features such as normal day-to-day transactions, Backups, Checkpoints/Lazywriter/Eagerwriter, Mirroring, Internal structure of the transaction… Read More »

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