It’s been many years since I read that SQL databases should use an NTFS volume formatted with at 64KB file allocation unit size (block size). So long that I didn’t remember why or if it is still considered best/good practice.
If you’ve ever wanted to report on ConfigMgr client IPAddress you know it can be a challenge. ConfigMgr stores IP Address information in the v_GS_NETWORK_ADAPTER_CONFIGURAITON SQL view (and other places) but it is actually an array of both IPv4 and
Tommy Gunn started a great post on this same topic at SystemCenterCentral. I’m adding my own here. *note: these are WQL queries for ConfigMgr/SCCM collections, but all will translate to T-SQL queries for reporting. Computers which are joined to a
We have a number SCCM Reporting Services subscriptions for our automated reporting. Yesterday I had a former team member’s ID removed from SCCM access and today most of the automated reports did not run. When a report subscription is created
The default collation that Microsoft SQL uses (and requried collation for SCCM) is case-insensitive. Here are some tips for performing a case-sensitive comparison despite the case-insensitve collation. Convert data to binary [cc lang=’sql’ line_numbers=’false’]SELECT * FROM MyTable WHERE CAST(Value1 AS
Based on Sherry Kissinger’s blog http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/skissinger/archive/2009/06/23/32bit-vs-64bit-report.aspx here is the summary report for a list of Processors, OS Type, OS Name, and Computer count.
select pr.datawidth0 [Processor bits]
, pr.addresswidth0 [OS bits]
, sys.Operating_system_Name_and0 [OS Name]
from v_r_system sys join v_gs_processor pr on sys.resourceid=pr.resourceid
group by pr.datawidth0, pr.addresswidth0, sys.Operating_system_Name_and0
order by pr.datawidth0, pr.addresswidth0, sys.Operating_system_Name_and0
Among other things, this will let you know if you need KB2793312B (see MyITforum), Cumulative Update 1
This is a t-sql query to help find Packages which you are no longer using so they can be properly organized/categorized/deleted. Thanks to John Nelson (Number 2) and Christjan Schumann for doing the heavy lifting. I only put the two
I’m reposting two wiki’s I had written awhile ago. I don’t really use my wiki anymore so I’m moving some content to my blog. Finding drivers in a Boot Image [cc lang=’sql’ line_numbers=’false’] use CM_xxx — All Drivers in a