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How to programmatically read from SQL Server extended events files (*.xel) with PowerShell


I love extended events, and if you’re still using SQL profiler, go feel ashamed and come back only when you’ve stopped using it.Now that you’re familiar with extended events, one of the common destinations for the tracked information are Extended Event Files, where simply put the events are saved to while they happen. *.XEL files are easy to work with in SSMS, just double click...

There’s a Bug with Extended Events creation in SQL Server Management Studio 18.7: what it is and a workaround


UPDATE 2: The bug was fixed in SSMS 18.8UPDATE: The bug still isn’t fixed in SSMS 18.7.1 Oh boy, what I found; I haven’t seen anybody else reporting on it, yet, so here I am.Fortunately, the bug is not breaking, as I’ve found a workaround, but still. Repro Open the “New Session…” GUI for extended events in SSMSGive it a name, it’s not importantAdd an...

You can now script your database objects as a Notebook using SQL Server Management Studio 18.5+


Great News Everyone! Microsoft just dropped SSMS 18.5 after almost 5 long months without any updates; this new release fixes a lot of bugs and introduces a few new features, above them all I’m now showing you the following. I’m sure that you used the the “Generate Scripts” feature in SSMS quite a few times, you could generate the code for schema and/or data for any (or...

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