Posts by
Steve Jones

4 April 2017

4 April 2017

Backup and restore of a SQL Clone

What if you now do development work on a clone, but you to continue working on you own local clone while ‘disconnected’, such as when travelling? One simple option if the original database contains no private data, or the image has been masked, is to performance a normal backup and restore operations the clone,... Read more

18 November 2016

18 November 2016

Quick SQL Prompt tip – using the CDB snippet

SQL Prompt includes a number of snippets by default that can help you quickly write T-SQL code. These are templates of code that users use regularly. One of the more popular snippets is the ‘cdb’ snippet that helps with quickly creating a new database for development work. This can also be used to ensure... Read more

27 September 2016

27 September 2016

Quick SQL Prompt tip – using the ii snippet

SQL Prompt includes a number of snippets by default that can help you quickly write T-SQL code. These are templates of code that users use regularly. One of the more popular snippets is the “ii” snippet that helps with inserting data into a table. If I type “ii” and hit tab, I quickly get... Read more