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When a database file gets full and it needs more space, a growth event will happen. The size of said database growth can be set within the database options, or can be done using the ALTER DATABASE statement as shown below.
Setting maximum database file sizes in SQL Server is something you’d ideally not have to set, but it’s a good last resort option available if you need it.
The Update-Help cmdlet in PowerShell will download the latest help files for PowerShell modules installed on your machine. Running PowerShell as Administrator is a requirement for this one, else you’ll get the following error.
It’s a solid best practise to have TempDB files stored in separate drive, away from your C: drive. This is because TempDB can grow very large, very quickly (within minutes);
The Import Flat File wizard within SSMS was introduced in December 2017 (14.0.17213.0). This is a streamlined version of the Import Data feature and it minimises the user intervention during a file import.
If you’ve lost a database log file and you’re in critical need of the data, well… that would never happen ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) Nevertheless, this is might be a handy random fact to know, that you can attach a data (.mdf) file without the associated log (.ldf) file in SQL Server.