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Multiple Instance with different service packs in SQL Server

I would like to install a Default instance with SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM and I want to install another named instance with SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2. Is this possible?
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Indicators for right balance of the number of DB2 instances per AIX LPAR

I have a question that has been bugging me, but I just don't know how to validate it. We run DB2 LUW on AIX in our shop. Our AIX is currently at 7.1. Our DB2 is at 9.7 FP 4 for most installations and ...
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Moving SQL Server default instance's folders to another path on the same server

My customer installed SQL Server 2012 default instance. But default instance's folders and data folder are on the same disk. I want to move the default instance's folders to another disk (C:Program ...
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To make sql server instance back to multi user mode

I have made a change at instance level, ‘Properties/Connections/Maximum number of concurrent users’ to 1, disconnect all other users from the server. Since some of the users were logged in and left ...
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postgresql 9.3: two instances on same port and two different ip adresses don't work

i'm setting up multiple instances of postgres 9.3 on the same machine (centos 7). I have 2 virtual ip addresses, one instance is bound to first address and second is bound to second one. Same ...
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How to find existing instances “instance root” (MS SQL)?

I'm installing a new instance of MS SQL. There is a step asking to specify instance root. The current DBA is off but I want to follow his logic / way of doing things. The installer lists the existing ...
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SQL Server 2008 ENT + add SSL to Named Instance (not default)

Need to know if anyone has seen or knows how to load an SSL Cert for a named instance in SQL Server 2008 or above? I have loaded many on the default instance but not on a Named Instance. Go through ...
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SQL Server database Mirroring on different servers

I tried to perform SQL Server database Mirroring(with SQL Server 2008R2). And I got success to perform mirroring with "High Safety" mode. And for that I have used three instances of SQL Server ...
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SQL Server 2014 Install Not Creating Default Instance [duplicate]

I am trying to install SQL Server 2014. The problem that I am having is that during the installation it is not letting my choose whether I want to use a default or a named instance. I have been ...
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MySQL: Is it possible to join a virtual table with itself?

I am not sure if 'virtual table' is the correct phrase. I am instantiating a table X like so: SELECT * FROM ([some select subquery]) X and I would like to cross join that table with itself several ...
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What is the instance name of the box I'm logged into?

I'm at the linux prompt of a computer running Oracle 11. Without connecting to the database, how can I determine what is the instance name of the Oracle server running on this box?
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Background process RECO didn't start

I'm trying to create an oracle instance but when trying to create a database i obtained the following error message : ORA-00443: background process "RECO" did not start CREATE DATABASE DATA * ERROR ...
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How to let another use a LocalDb Instance and MDF combination previously used by LocalSystem or another user

I have a software installation that includes a Topshelf service and an MVC4 web application. Both need to access the same LocalDb MDF. The development version runs as our users. The installed version ...
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How to create a server alias in SQL Server 2012

We have a Windows Server 2012 server running with 2 instances of SQL Server 2012 installed on it - Live and System. Both instances are accepting connections on 1433 & Live is the default instance ...
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Delete an oracle instance, the right way

I want to delete an oracle instance (oracle 10.2.0.4.0) created in the AIX 6.0 OS. I know i can delete all the dbf and ctl files in the Terminal but i thinks that's no the best way to do it. I think ...
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DB2 (LUW) equivalent for Oracle “drop user cascade”

This question is related to creating and initialising test and development databases for an application that has the database running on LUW (linux-unix-windows) On oracle, we have an os user (on ...
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New instance with same @@VERSION as existing instances

I have a SQL Server 2008 R2 server with several instances installed. Is there a way to add a new instance and have it be to the same build as the existing (and updated / patched) instances?
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Is SERVICE_NAME forced to be unique per logical database within a network? Would it have sense the opposite?

I like to know your opinion on these two sentences to see if I understood correctly the concept. Put RAC configuration aside, I am talking about logical databases, I understand RAC is like a group of ...
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Multiple instances in Oracle

I'm really confuse with the term instance and database. So, my first question is how database and Instance are related in Oracle, I mean, whether an instance is associated with one/multiple ...
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How to drop a DB2 instance when the instance owner was removed

This is a real sticky situation. I was handed over a machine (running an AIX 7.1), and my first task was to re-install DB2 server on it. But someone before me had conveniently removed an instance ...
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What is shared between two instances on the same server?

We want to install multiple instances of SQL Server on a single Windows server. We cannot use VMs because the server is bare metal Windows 2008 R2. For security purposes we need to ensure that the ...
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Is the SQL Server Express memory and CPU limit per instance?

If I have 8GB of RAM in a server and I run 4 instances of SQL Server Express, will the total memory limit used by SQL Server be 1GB or 4GB? Would it be advisable to run multiple instances like this ...
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When should startup parameter -E be used?

We are starting to build a data warehouse system using SQL Server 2008 R2. One of the senior DBAs told us to consider using a startup parameter -E for the SQL Server service. I read from Books Online ...
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Is it advantageous to scale out using multiple SQL Server instances on the same server?

For a use-case of 9 databases spread across 3 time zones, is it advantagous to spread the databases onto multiple SQL Server instances on the same server? What will I gain and what will I lose? ...
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Instance Startup Modes & Shutdown Modes

So, I know that there are 3 modes of startup modes available for the instance which is NOMOUNT, MOUNT, and OPEN. What I want to know is in NOMOUNT mode it is stated that the instance started but still ...
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Node and Instance Relationship on Oracle RAC

I'd like to ask about the process of Node and Instance on Oracle RAC functionality. I know that RAC provides Failover, a RAC feature that keeps an application running even if the node that was ...
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Connecting to an SQL server instance without using square brackets to avoid backslash

In our company we have an old piece of software which was written by our previous I.T manager but was never finished. The program connects to SQL server but we want it to point to a newer SQL server ...
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Upstart script in ubuntu for mongodb

I am new to linux and mongodb. I've already installed mongodb on ubuntu but I want to run one more instance on different port. As I understood from other questions and forums , there must be upstart ...
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Concat issue has me perplexed

MSSQL 2005 Server Workgroup. I have a database that is serving as a "Warehouse" for another, older, slower cobol database/application. I've recently moved the warehouse from one SQL Server instance ...
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Create unique DB_NAME and DB_DOMAIN for an Oracle 11g instance

I am somewhat confused by these terms in the init.ora file: db_domain db_name instance_name plus the database name which is provided to the create database command. I do not completely understand ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2: Problems after computer name change

I'm having a confusing problem after changing the computer name of a remote server hosting a local SQL Server instance. Basically, a remote server was moved from one site to another. In order to ...
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Installing SQL Server Express instance so common users can access

I need to install a SQL Server Express instance (as an admin) which can be later on read and modified by regular users. I run into http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms254504.aspx, and I'm ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 - Upgrade Default DB Instance (Express) to Developer Edition

I have just installed SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer edition (created a new instance for it: DEVEDITION). I previously had and the default instance (MSSQLSERVER) which was running SQL Server 2008 R2 ...
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Why SQL Server installs multiple services for AS and RS, but only one for IS?

When I install multiple SQL Server instances on a same computer, every instance gets its own SQL Server Service for Analysis Services and Reporting Services. But I get only one service for Integration ...
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How to disable instance recovery in ORACLE?

I want my DB to stop instance recovery during opening, how to do it? I want it because it crashes when trying to do instance recovery, I am testing some cases and want to disable it Is there any ...
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Assigning a logical name to a sql instance

How can we assign a logical name to a sql instance please? We would need to as to property identify messages coming through from the server. Update Thanks much for your replies. Yes it is for the ...
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For Oracle, we mount the instance to the database or mount the database to the instance?

The following text is extract from oracle documentation. Start the instance, and mount and open the database. This can be done in unrestricted mode, allowing access to all users, or in ...
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How to make inter-database queries with dynamic SQL Server database name?

We have two database servers with SQL Server 2005, with two databases each. The secondary server have two SQL Server instances: one for development and other for reporting. Both instances on secondary ...
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What's the most effective way to duplicate an instance on SQL 2008?

We've got a simple database instance with just enough data in the databases to keep it useful, and we can use it for demonstration purposes, and I want to put a copy of it on my laptop so I can use it ...
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How do I change the instance name in MS SQL 2005 without installing a new instance?

I have an instance that really has nothing on it, it's merely been installed (it was intended for one project, but that never actually got done on this server, the project was done in duplicate on ...