Jonathan Crozier

Hi, I'm Jonathan Crozier, I write this blog, mentor other programmers and I'm the Head of Software Development at a successful local business.

Jonathan Crozier

Jonathan Crozier

Software Engineer

What I Write About…


Helpful posts about SQL Server, Merge Replication and how to tune your databases for maximum performance.

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Mostly focusing on C# and JavaScript but I enjoy exploring other languages such as F# and Python.

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Automation is the key to productivity, I cover innovative solutions to everyday problems using automated scripts.

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Web Development

I cover all aspects of web development with a particular focus on application architecture and security.

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Send a Mailgun email via PowerShell

Mailgun is a popular email delivery service that is built for developers and combines high reliability with scalability. PowerShell is a cross-platform scripting language that allows tasks to be automated on Windows, Linux, and macOS using the power of .NET. When developing PowerShell scripts that are running automatically on a schedule, it’s often useful to…

How to rename a SQL Server machine

Have you ever installed an instance of SQL Server onto a new workstation or server and subsequently realised that you forgot to rename the machine first? In these cases, you’ll likely have installed both SQL Server and SSMS (SQL Server Management Studio). After launching SSMS you happen to notice that the ‘Server name’ field is…
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