I’ve had this happen a couple of times with a recent build of SSMS. Something went wrong – resolution change maybe – and it wouldn’t load, error “is not a valid value for property ‘Width’”. I finally tracked it down to this registry key. Editing or deleting fixed the problem.Read more "SSMS – Not a Valid Value for Property Width"
On Friday I was finally able to spend a couple hours looking at the Redgate Ecosystem, which is essentially a framework for building an SSMS add-in. In about 3 hours I was able to download the framework, take the sample solution and change it to run a script to generate a database snapshot of the […]Read more "Building an SSMS Add-In Using Redgate Ecosystem"
I reviewed my daily report and saw that some jobs failed on six instances overnight, the common factor being that they all used Powershell. None of them had failed recently or been changed recently, and the same code executed fine on many other instances in the same time frame. Here is the error message: A […]Read more "Uninstalling SSMS on Server Breaks SQL Powershell"