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Can we use FILESTREAM in case of SQL Server cluster

I saw this point on Technet article about RBS. The local FILESTREAM provider is supported only when it is used on local hard disk drives or an attached Internet Small Computer System Interface ...
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Move content between filestream containers

I have a server running SQL2012 with Multiple Filestream containers on a single table. I need to split one of the existing filestream containers into two parts by creating a new filestream container ...
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Cannot Delete FileStream Group from Sql Server 2008

We have migrated all our varbinary(max) column data to Azure Blob Storage and so we want to remove the old filestream columns that remain in our Sql 2008 database and the filestream filegroup but when ...
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Trouble removing filestream file / filegroup

My database was originally using filestreams in one table. For reasons that I won't go into here, we decided to stop using filestreams. I therefore wrote a migration to copy the filestreamed table ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2, error creating file for FileStream

I'm trying to create a file to add to a filestream file group and I get the error: Msg 5120, Level 16, State 106, Line 1 Unable to open the physical file "d:\data\filestreamstore.mdf". Operating ...
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Restore Error event id 17066 and 3624 while restoring diff backup

I am getting the following error while restoring the Diff back up after restoring the Full backup in Norecovery mode. I am unable use dbcc checkdb as the database in restoring db.Issues happens only ...
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Move a Filestream column between tables

I have a table which has a Filestream column which I would like to move to another table. Is this possible without having to do a "manual" move of the data (create target column; issue UPDATE/INSERT ...
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Database with FILESTREAM enabled gives Error 3056 during backup

I have a SQL 2014 database enabled for FILESTREAM and I am getting errors 3056 during backup. The message is DESCRIPTION: The backup operation has detected an unexpected file in a FILESTREAM ...
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What will be the best suited datatype to store a text file in database [closed]

I want to store a text file containing logs in a database(SQL Server). That file size can vary from 1 MB to 10 MB. what will best suited data type to store it in to the database. Will it be BLOB or ...
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Replication with FileStream

I need to setup database replication (for high availability) on a database that uses FileStream. This is on SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition, so Always On or Peer-to-Peer replication is not an option. ...
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Filestream on a SQL Cluster during failover sits at 'Pending Recovery'

We have an application using FILESTREAM storage which is also hosted on a SQL cluster. Unfortunately, when we fail the SQL cluster over between say, node 1 and node 2, it works on one node, but when ...
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SQL server Wait Type

What wait type is: FILESTREAM_WORKITEM_QUEUE? I'm troubleshooting SQL server for slowness but this wait typ has the most wait_time_me and over 55% total wait. How can I troubleshoot this ? I ...
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Converting existing table with varbinary into filestream enabled table?

I have an existing database with 70%+ data in one table with a varbinary column. As the database keep growing (takes longer and longer to backup and restore) I think it may be beneficial to enable ...
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Deleting already duplicated Filestream Files

I have three FileStreams (FS1 on F drive, FS2 on H drive, FS3 on E drive) belonging to the same FileStream group of one particular database (DB) which is in Simple recovery mode in the SQL Server ...
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Backup/restore of a database that has a filestream

I have a SQL DB to which I have recently added Filestream data. Now we have a daily backup/restore to a QA server, and since I added the Filestream data, this has started failing. So I modified the ...
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SQL Server FILESTREAM access denied

I have my machine and a database server on the same Windows domain. I also have a staging machine that is not on the domain. From my machine, I am able to perform any and all operations using ...
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How to get SQL Server filetable path locator for subfolder by its literal path

I have a filetable which have several subtables. For example FileTable ->subtable1 ->->subtable1.1 ->->subtable1.2 ->subtable2 ->subtable3 etc How to get SQL Server ...
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Create File Stream Enabled Database in Network File (NAS Server)

I want to create a filestream enabled SqlServer database using NAS server as the storage. I already passed the creation of DB step. Look at my previous question Creating SQL Server database with data ...
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Transactions using Isolation Level on databases with FileStream

We have a highly transactional application. We have a requirment to upload huge data into our database that can happen for a duration of 5-10 minutes. During our upload time, the tables are getting ...
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SQL Log Messages - FILESTREAM and xp_cmdshell

I was perusing the SQL logs today and found the following: FILESTREAM: effective level = 0, configured level = 0, file system access share name = 'MSSQLSERVER'. Configuration option ...
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Is there a limit on the number of blobs storable in SQL Server with filestream?

I use filestream to store blobs (files). I use SQL Server 2008 R2 Some customers have 60k files (50GB). They ask me if there is a limit after which, also because of NTFS, there will be problems. ...
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How to get online the database which has missing/corrupted FILESTREAM files?

I've corrupted the files related to FILESTREAM in a database. The .mdf and .ldf files are still intact, but when I try to get the database online, it complains, saying that the files related to ...
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Maintaining Referential Integrity with a Filestream enabled database

We have a production database which is filestream enabled and has grown, within a year, to about 20Gb as it stores documents. On many occasions we need to bring the live data back to UAT or Dev ...
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Recover deleted records from filestream-enabled table

I have a SQL Server database that I wrongly executed a delete script on it that removed an important records from a filestream-enabled table called Images. after the execution immediately I created a ...
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How does SQL bind rows in filestream-enabled table with their files

Every BLOB stored in a filestream-Enabled table actually stored in a physical file, How can I know the actual filename for a specific row in that table. For example, I have the Images table which is ...
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SQL Server FileTables (File Stream) file Corruption

We're running an implementation of SQL Server 2012 FileTables with several scientific instruments with PCs that write data directly to a mapped drive of a FileTables share. The size of this share is ...
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Feature SQL Server 2012 - Filetable - The location of the file can not be opened

When trying to access the files available on the virtual directory created for FileTable, you receive the following error message: "The location of the file can not be opened. Access is not ...
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Configured values different to Running values, even after full restart

I am trying to change the FILESTREAM Access Level property on a SQL Server Express database. The Configured values section of the Advanced tab of my Server Properties dialogue box looks like so: ...
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Mapping a shared physical folder to filestream

We are working on a project where we have large amounts of images, texts etc which we need to work on in SQL Server. We were thinking of using Filestream and filetable functionality. However, even ...
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How to fix filestream?

I have SQL Server 2008 R2, when I try to access any value stored in filestream I get the following error: Msg 233, Level 20, State 0, Line 0 A transport-level error has occurred when receiving ...
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Restore a Single File from FileStream

We have an document management application uses SQL Server 2012 to store document index information and uses a Windows file share to store the documents. We are working on migrating to store the ...
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Filestream database backup error

We have DatabaseA that has filestream files in it. We then have an archive process which first deletes files in DatabaseB (different server) and then inserts new files from DatabaseA into DatabaseB ...
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File stream in SQL Server 2008

Hello all I referred to this http://stackoverflow.com/a/5613926/842112 In that they mentioned this if your pictures or document are typically over 1 MB in size, storing them in the filesystem ...
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Fastest way to determine size of groups of FILESTREAM objects

We have a sql FILESTREAM enabled table, and are wondering what the fastest way is to determine the size grouped by a common criteria, as well as the sum of all objects. To date, we have been using ...
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Restore database excluding FILESTREAM data

Context We are developing a system with a large-ish database in the bottom. It is an MS SQL database running on SQL Server 2008 R2. The total size of the database is about 12 GB. Out of these, ...
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Oracle SQL Loader - load file where record is composed of “n” delimiters

How would you write a control file for Oracle SQL Loader that treats each record as being composed of 3 commas? I have read the documentation, however I cannot find how to handle this scenario, ...
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Sql server 2008 filestream maximum number of rows

We are using filestreams in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (SP2) - 10.0.4000.0 (X64) and Windows server 2008 to store millions of files. Since there are millions of files all of them are grouped into 100 ...
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Can I create a second filestream container on an existing SQL Server 2008 database without going offline?

Our production DB is using the FILESTREAM option for our sharepoint environment. The volume where the files are residing is getting full and I am planning to add another volume to ease space issues. ...
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FILESTREAM is enabled, but I get a message that it's not. Anyone able to help?

I have been given the task of setting SharePoint Foundation 2010 up in work. I have hit quite a few problems (see other questions I have posted), so I decided to start from scratch again. I have ...
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Sql FILESTREAM garbage collection issue

Updated 3x I'm using FILESTREAM, but am having an issue with garbage collection. The FILESTREAM files are not being cleaned up when I set the column to null. In the event log, there is an enormous ...