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SQL Server Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft.

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comment Run Multiple Remote Jobs
@RoKa Great point, please see my edit.
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comment What are the differences between leaf and non-leaf pages?
That all depends on how large the data is in the index, as well as the key columns for the index. Take a look at the image I just edited into my answer. Hopefully that'll help visualize this B-tree structure easier.
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comment Update strings for all cmdexec Jobs
@AaronBertrand Indirectly, sure. But running a trace you'll see it's really calling msdb.dbo.sp_update_jobstep. And yes, that stored proc does update the msdb.dbo.sysjobsteps table but there are a handful of other checks that the stored procedure call does. I agree with you, Aaron, but I'll always choose the "API" route instead of direct table DML.
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Excellent, that is good to hear. PowerShell is becoming a requirement (in my honest opinion) for managing large environments. At the very least, it makes tasks like this relatively simply to accomplish. Good luck, and if you have any questions feel free to ask.
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