If you prefer to use T-SQL, or if the option you need to set doesn’t appear in the Database Properties dialog, you can use the
ALTER DATABASE command to set options. For example, the following command sets
AUTO_UPDATE STATISTICS to
OFF in the
ALTER DATABASE [AdventureWorks2012] SET AUTO_UPDATE_STATISTICS OFF WITH NO_WAIT
In earlier versions of SQL Server, you could also change some of the options by using the system stored procedure
sp_dboption was removed in SQL Server 2012. This system procedure was an essential tool for DBA’s in the past. Make sure to update any scripts or other places that you may have use this procedure so that ...