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Querying the Drive Space Utilization

How can you query the disk drives space utilization to show all the drives, total capacity, free space, and percentage free for the drives that contain the SQL Server databases data and log files?

JP Chen | July 9, 2015

3 Slick Scripts for Database Mail Alerts and Reports

Database Mail enables you to send e-mail messages from the SQL Server Database Engine. Database Mail uses the standard Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) to send mail.

JP Chen | June 16, 2015

7 Steps to Setting Up Database Mail

As an alternative to SQL Mail, Microsoft suggest using Database Mail. They advise using Database Mail because SQL Mail will be removed in a future version of SQL Server, so using Database Mail in new development work should save you some future heartache.

JP Chen | June 9, 2015