Microsoft's SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. It originated from the Sybase SQL Server codebase, which is why both products use the extension of SQL called Transact-SQL (T-SQL).

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SQL SERVER 2014 windows administrator locked and sa password lost [duplicate]

I am missing the sa password for a SQL Server 2014 instance. Unfortunately the Windows Administrator user is also locked. How can I reset my sa password?
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Routing data from one SqlServer to another

Is there a way in SqlServer to have data being written to one table routed to another SqlServer on another host ? Thanks
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Scramble the data output of a stored procedure

I have a stored procedure that produces data for a call center system every morning. However, the data is sent in the same order daily. Is there a way to send the day in a different order every day ...
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How to install SQL Server Agent in existing SSMS

I have been working on SSMS for Data mining, Now I would like to schedule a job. Where I am unable to find SQL Server Agent to schedule a job. Can any one help me how to get SQL server Agent into ...
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Join with comma separated values in SQL Server

I have a table [CourseMaster] LIKE CourseId CourseName ----------------------- 01 ABC 02 DEF 03 GHI 04 JKL 05 MNO 06 PQR 07 ...
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Error 4108: Windowed functions can only appear in the SELECT or ORDER BY clauses

The error in the title is produced when add the second condition in my where clause. I understand the error, have tried using subqueries as seen in other posts to fix this but no luck. Does anyone ...
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database is not getting restored second time with this query [on hold]

USE master GO ALTER DATABASE Tfs_CoeTest SET SINGLE_USER WITH ROLLBACK IMMEDIATE; GO RESTORE DATABASE Tfs_CoeTest FROM DISK = 'D:\Backup123\Tfs_CoeTest' WITH MOVE 'Tfs_CoeTest' TO ...
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Determining the specific command type in a DDL trigger

Given strings corresponding to DDL commands, how can I determine which DDL command (column addition, constraint addition etc.) it precisely is? I have a DDL trigger on a database that will be fired ...
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SQL Server 2012 - Can't detach database on mirror server

I'm running SQL Server 2012 in a mirror configuration and I need to move the mirror's transaction files. I deleted the mirror setup on the primary but I can't detach the databases on the mirror, the ...
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Zero Rows return on quering DMV sys.dm_os_performance_counters

I have a user on SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition (RTM) with SYSADMIN role with Server View State Permissions but when I execute DMV sys.dm_os_performance_counters it return no record. Any idea what ...
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SQL Server data folder access rights

I did a fresh SQL Server 2014 install. Next, I wanted to attach some databases from a previous SQL Server 2012 server. I copied all mdf and ldf files to the data directory, but when I tried to attach ...
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How to ignore spatial index?

When i do Schema Compare in Visual Studio i see that spatial index in table was changed and this changes will included in generated script. But i do not want see this changes in my script. It's ...
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Unable to restore the database with the query [on hold]

USE master GO ALTER DATABASE Tfs_CoE SET SINGLE_USER WITH ROLLBACK IMMEDIATE; GO RESTORE DATABASE Tfs_CoE FROM DISK = 'D:\Backupfolder\Tfs_CoE.bak' WITH MOVE 'Tfs_CoE' TO ...
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Method to economically insert Bill of Materials BOM items into a Stock Table?

I’m new to the wonderful world of database design and I’m currently experimenting with an implementation for my little brother relating to Model Train Sets. [I will be using SQL Server 2012 / Asp.Net ...
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Microsoft SQL Data Services OR SAP Master Data Governance / SAP NetWeaver

I want to know in which cases should I use Microsoft SQL Data Services OR SAP Master Data Governance / SAP NetWeaver, and what advantages bring each one comparing with the others.
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Query to remove duplicate calculated values

I have a client running SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1, and I can't seem to write a query that has distinct calculated values. I could change the schema to store the value being calculated, but I was curious ...
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Calculating daily growth using previous row value in new column - SQL Server

I have the following query below that shows size of a database and when this data was collected. I am trying to create a new column that has "average daily growth" which would be determined by the ...
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Finding distinct rows across two tables: Full Outer Join more efficient than Union?

When finding distinct rows across two tables where we can't necessarily ensure are pre-sorted, is it a good idea to use a FULL OUTER JOIN rather than a UNION? Are there any downsides to this ...
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NoSQL : What is unstructured data?

we are currently running at the edge of resources with our mssql server based solution. We have now many traditional options regarding the next move to tackle the load: buy faster CPUs and IO ...
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SQL query to get output

I have two queries. First query: select files.originalfilename from files inner join digitalfiles on files.fileid = digitalfiles.fileid where digitalfiles.path in ( select * from ...
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How is an idle SQL Server connection causing blocking?

I have a busy, transactional SQL Server (2012) which is having intermittent problems with blocking (every couple of days or so). I've been using extended events to capture blocked-process reports, but ...
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Defragmenting Indexes Bloats Log Files

I'm having difficulty "defragging" indexes as a minimally logged operation. Before defragmentation, the database recovery model is switched from FULL to BULK LOGGED. Depending on the fragmentation ...
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stored procedure to display error messages & success when a sp_refreshview is ran

How can I convert this stored procedure to display error messages when a sp_refreshview fails? I need to know which view failed. I would also like to know which "database_name.SQL_View_object_name" ...
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Sql Server Mirroring Failover and Failback

I have the following mirroing setup for DR. Prinical(ServerA) Mirror(ServerB). When we do a DR test we do manual failover from Principal(ServerA) to Mirror(ServerB) now ServerB is Prinicpal ...
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What collation to use for Ukraine?

We have an accounting program with an SQL Server database and would like to start a Ukrainian version. I am not sure which collation to use: Ukrainian or Cyrillic_General? With a non-technical ...
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SSDT: Create User in a database not being part of the project

I want to give the user of my SSDT Database Project to be created as a user in another db on the same server and give it permissions to connect and the datareader role. I failed to do so. USE command ...
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How to identify when to change Indexes

We are running a relative small database which when download through bacpac comes as 80MB. But when it runs on Azure it expand to 2GB. In this database, we have couple of main table, but for this ...
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Any way to ensure that Change Data Capture clean up process does not delete the change data that you haven't processed yet?

I'm using CDC feature to track changes that are being made, since the cleanup period is set to 3 days by default, I have to run jobs to archive this change data from the CDC system tables to my ...
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SSIS compatibility

I'm trying to use SSIS for preparing data warehouse and for making business objects for report generator. The problem is that i have to support multiple sql server versions - sql server 2008r2 and ...
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Should I add a clustered Index on a foreign key that is not unique?

I have access to a table that has a primary key unique clustered index on an nvarchar(36). I need to create another table that hangs our own data off that unique clustered index in another table and ...
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Translation of SQL query to compatibility 80

I want to use the following query: SELECT SUBSTRING(qt.TEXT, ( qs.statement_start_offset / 2 ) + 1, ( ( CASE qs.statement_end_offset WHEN -1 THEN DATALENGTH(qt.TEXT) ...
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Suggestion for enforcing unique constraint in a table where soft delete is implemented [duplicate]

I am using SQL Server 2014 and in my database, I have a Position table which is structured like this: ID int PK Name nvarchar(50) Unique Index IsDeleted bit A ...
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Maintaining SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows 10

I have to run SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows 10 but it is not supported and so I am not getting any updates. Installing a later version of SQL Server is not an option. I can find all the service packs ...
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performance tuning queries - practice [on hold]

I would like to find some materials and real life practice about performance tuning queries. Can anyone recommend some resources to read and study?
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Windowing offset based on time stamp

I'm writing a query that will be used to page results for a social feed. The concept is the mobile app will request N items, and provide a starting datetime which I have called @CutoffTime below. ...
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How can I minimize impact of expensive queries in Database A on Databases B, C, D

How can I configure SQL Server so that activity in 'Database A" has minimal impact on users in 'Database B' The Context Our (very large) production SQL Servers have a lot of databases on them ...
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Show data and disk use breakdown by table

I have a SQL Server 2008 R2 database being used by several deployed programs. Question: Is there an easy way to display how much space each table consumes, for all of the tables in the database, and ...
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SQL Server 2014 - Full text index never stops populating

I have a server that is running SQL Server 2014. I have full text indexes on some of my tables in my databases. The problem is that it's always saying populating and it never finishes. So my queries ...
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Computed Column Update when Table Value changes

I have environmental sensors collecting some raw data from environmental stations. In addition to the sensors, there is a physical gauge measuring water height (staff gauge). I'm trying to set up the ...
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duplicates of part.num to be summed and add another column called user [on hold]

There are 3 columns part num, Qty and MO. Each MO has part numbers.So there might be same part numbers in MO's. Each part num has qty. So, if I group by part num, I get Qty. 1.There are duplicates of ...
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Associate SQL Server Queries with Databases

Is there a way via T-SQL and DMVs to show which database a query was run against? The goal is to look at CPU and I/O by query by database so I can redistribute the databases as I reconfigure the ...
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Page Life Expectancy Wildly Fluctuating

For months now, the PLE on one of our servers has hovered around the 2 million seconds. If varied slightly from day to day but was pretty stable there. This last weekend, we added 12 GB of virtual ...
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Case When over 2 columns return results into 1 output column

I have an issue in SQL Server (using 2014 but not sure that's relevant). I have 2 variables Q20 and Q46 which depending on result I want to output a value to the same column for each result. For ...
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Different Disk Drive Same Backend Storage

I have a database running on a VM which is getting hammered during a large load, in particular I can see waits of WRITELOG happening. My initial thought is to split the files out on to their own ...
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Adding a 'last time occurred' flag column

I need to add a column into a table that contains 3 columns: GroupKey - Shows the number of an item. Status - the number of the status that the group was according the insert date. The status ...
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SQL Server 2000 Error [duplicate]

I have installed Windows 10 x86 family and I want to install SQL Server 2000 on the machine its setup stop od MDAC and system restart. Please suggest I have a database which needs SQL Server 2000, ...
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SQL Server 2000 on Windows 10

I need to install SQL Server MSDE 2000 SP4 on Windows 10. I have other machines that run Windows 7 and 8.1 and SQL Server MSDE 2000 works fine (with merge replication configured too). Now I testing ...
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Looking for a DR-like solution to enable full data warehouse re-load while having secondary copy live

I am looking for suggestions/ideas to the following problem. We have a number of data warehouses for each of our clients (on SQL Server 2014). These data warehouses are maintained fairly fresh with ...
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Update queries slower after enabling SQL Server Full-Text Index

I have an asp.net website with many insert, update, and delete queries running against my database. A few days ago I create a Full-Text Index on two columns of one of tables. After that I realized ...
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SQL Server restore differential after restoring full backup

Here is the situation: I had a full backup, and a differential backup. I have restored the full backup into the database. But accidentally lost that backup file. Now I would like to apply the ...