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Wait on the Database Engine recovery handle failed. Check the SQL Server error log for potential causes

I try installing SQL2008R2 - SQL2012 - sql2014 2014-07-17 16:31:16.00 spid14s Error: 17190, Severity: 16, State: 1. 2014-07-17 16:31:16.00 spid14s Initializing the FallBack certificate failed ...
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SQL Server: unable to copy database

I'm trying to create a dev database so I don't create triggers and such on the production database. I use the right click -> Taks -> Copy, followed the wizard and the process starts. After maybe a ...
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A Difficult Case of “A transport-level error has occurred when receiving results from the server” SQL Server

We are building a new BizTalk cluster, with two BizTalk Application Servers and two SQL Servers. From SSMS on BizTalk AppServer #1 (and similarly from #2), we have two scenarios: Current - our ...
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SQL Server Transactional replication failed due to snapshot agent failure

I'm trying to set transactional replication between 2 SQL Server 2012 named instances. I've followed a step by step manual and created a Publication. But once I look into Replication Monitor I Get ...
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SQL Server 2012 Express fails at repair install, produces error 5178

My SQL Server Express Service will not start up. To produce this problem, I basically cloned my old hard drive (Which had SQL Server Express 2012 installed) to a new hard drive (Seagate Momentus XT ...
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DBCC CHECKDB Notification

There are plenty of questions on DBA.SE regarding DBCC CHECKDB and how to resolve problems when errors are returned. My specific question is on actually getting notified that DBCC CHECKDB returned ...
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Process attempted to unlock a resource it does not own

SQL Server 2005 SP4 32-Bit I have a DBCC CHECKDB job running nightly. Last night, soon after the job started, I got the errors below. The database is NOT in suspect mode, and CHECKDB comes back clean ...
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How do I get more details on a full text catalog error?

I have an error that is repeatedly generated on a SQL Server 2005 instance running the databases for MS Team Foundation Server. 'Severity 16' occurred on INSTANCENAME Looking in the SQL Server ...
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Safe way to truncate SQL Server Error Log

We are running out of space. What is the safe way to clear the error log?
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Error deleting more than 1 row

I have a stored procedure that is supposed to delete several rows from a table. It does not work and gives me the error: The transaction ended in the trigger. The batch has been aborted I tried ...
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Execution plan flips Filter and Execute Scalar when using the PK, causes cast to fail

I have some data tables that where imported in from a flat file source so everything is varchar(max) except FileRecordID which is a int that hold the row number the data came from in the flat file ...
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Login failed for user - Error 18456 - Severity 14, State 38

Message that SQL Server Log File Viewer shows: Login failed for user [User] Error: 18456, Severity: 14, State 38 What it actually means: Failed to open the explicitly specified database My ...
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Named pipes connection closed when subjected to load

We're hosting a service where we have a messaging service. When a message arrives, it checks which subscribers it should be sent to by connecting to the database, and querying the subscriptions ...