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Upgrade process from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2012

I have a SQL Server 2000 database that I would like to upgrade to SQL Server 2012 (running on a different server). I don't think there is a direct upgrade path, but if there is, what is it? My ...
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Can I Set The Value of App_Name() AFTER Login?

I've got an older application that is connecting via ODBC to my database server. I want to discover what the Application Name is inside a stored procedure. I'm not able to set the Application Name ...
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SQL Server 2000 DTS package, filter rows using stored procedure returned date

I know very little about DTS packages in the first place (I'm a programmer not a dba) and have been stuck with the task of filtering rows based on the results of a stored procedure call that returns a ...
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IDENTITY_INSERT seems stuck

I might be forgetting something, but essentially, I'm struggling with IDENTITY_INSERT. I'm trying to move data between tables, both of which have an identity column (similar schema). SET ...
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Optimizing IP Range Search?

I have a simple query and table, and I would like to know which indexing is efficient on this kind of table and query. In my table I have 3 columns CREATE TABLE mYTable(ipFrom BIGINT, ipto BIGINT, ...
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How to change a user's name in SQL Server 2000?

I'm not asking how to change the user's login, which is doable with sp_change_users_login, but really the user's name (which comes under the Name column of the list of users in Enterprise Manager). ...
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Get the most recently completed step for each SQL job

I'm trying to get a list of jobs and their most recently completed step from the MSDB database. For a single job, this is pretty straight forward, something like: SELECT TOP 1 j.job_id, j.name, ...
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Installed SQL Server 2000 with wrong collation.. how to correct for entire server instance?

I installed SQL 2000 Developer (yes, old, don't ask) on my laptop ... with the wrong collation. Oops! It's showing Latin1_General_CI_AS, but it turns out I need to use SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS ...
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What is this error about in sql server?

Trying to restore database, getting a dialog in SQL Server Management Studio You cannot select backup sets from different databases" Any idea why I am getting this error? BTW backup is from ...
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How can I generate call stack on error on the fly

I have an issue with an index on a Sql2k server: Event Log shows the following errors happening: Date 2/14/2012 9:54:19 AM Log SQL Server (Current - 2/14/2012 10:26:00 AM) Source ...
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Is it possible to view the maintenance plans created in SQL Server 2000 in SSMS 2005?

Is it possible to view the maintenance plans created in SQL Server 2000 (also running on the same SQL server 2000) in SQL 2005 Server Manangement Studio? I have the server added in my SSMS, but when I ...
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How to add ansi null and ansi warning in connection string

Using RDO Connection Connection String Set RdoVisPay = rdoVISENV.OpenConnection("VISA", 1, False, "DSN=VISA;UID=sa;PWD=sa;APP=Visual Basic;WSID=" & ServerName & ";DATABASE=" & ...
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recover broken msde 2000 8.0 database

i have a msde (mssql) 2000 / v8.0 database that has one corrupted table. Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express can see the database STRUCTURE, but not the data. i can see the DATA of the ...
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Who changed the job schedule on a SQL Server Agent Job (SQL 2000)

Someone (or some unknown process) changed the job schedule on a SQL Server Agent Job on a SQL 2000 database. The original start time was 6:00, but was changed to 4:45; that much I can determine. Is ...
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enable agent XPs

I am trying to run the following script on SQL 2000: sp_configure 'show advanced options', 1; GO RECONFIGURE; GO sp_configure 'ave enabled' 1; GO RECONFIGURE; GO sp_configure 'Agent XPs', 1; GO ...
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Heterogeneous queries error using stored procedure

Stored procedure ALTER PROCEDURE Proc_DayShift AS insert into #Punching_History SELECT * FROM SERVER2.MARS.DBO.TABLE1 GO SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER OFF GO SET ANSI_NULLS OFF GO SET ANSI_WARNINGS OFF ...
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Rebuild or Reorganize indexes based on fragmentation

I am using an Index Defrag Script, which provides a nice way to rebuid or reorganize indexes based on fragmentation percentages. I like to rebuild my database indexes if their fragmentation is over ...
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Query execution showing error as login failed

I want to retrive the table values from other server Query EXEC sp_addlinkedserver @server = 'OPSERVER', @srvproduct = 'SQL Server' EXEC sp_addlinkedsrvlogin @rmtsrvname = 'OPSERVER', @rmtuser = ...
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SQL performance issues with remote query across linked server

This sproc create proc dbo.Get_Accounts as begin declare @current_date datetime set @current_date = dbo.fn_currdate() select [fields] into dbo.current_accounts from ...
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Installing “SQL Server 2000 Client” and “SQL Server 2000 service pack 4” [closed]

Installing "SQL Server 2000 Client" and "SQL Server 2000 service pack 4". I am new to SQL server and want to know if both are different and the exact steps that i need to follow for installation. ...
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Table not shown up on Linked Server

I have a machine which have 2 SQLServer instances WINXP-PRO\SQLSERVER2000 (SQL Server 2000) WINXP-PRO\SQLEXPRESS (SQL Server 2005 Express Edition). In \SQLEXPRESS, I have database wavinet2 and ...
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strange behavior with Turkish language setting

I have database with Collation Arabic_CI_AS when I have windows with English settings I can do select Column from Table where Column= 'A' and can do select column from table where column= 'A' ...
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Consistency errors in SQL Server 2000

I have SQL Server 2000 and ever since upgrading from SP2 to SP4 random errors began happening. Mostly overflow errors, sometimes in SqlDateTime and sometimes in data type numeric. For example, ...
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How to upgrade a SQL 2000 Database to SQL 2005 - need confirmation?

I need to confirm the process for upgrading a standard SQL 2000 database to SQL 2005. As I understand it, there are at least 2 methods for upgrading. Back\Restore and Detach\Attach DB. In my case, I ...
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Can't find location of undo *.tuf file

I run SQL Server 2000. Database is in standby mode. I have multiple files with MyDb.tuf name on a different drives. How may I know which one is in use?
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SQL Server 2000 query error

When I attempt to run on the SQL Server 2000 to a query which was developed for SQL Server 2008, I receive the following the error. ambiguous column name SucNo Here is my query: SELECT ...
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Could not continue scan with NOLOCK due to data movement

We run SQL Server 2000 and we get a few of these errors every night. Could not continue scan with NOLOCK due to data movement The query that throws this error is a large complex query that joins ...
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Using (NOLOCK) in a READ COMMITTED transaction block

We're using SQL Server 2000. I'm wondering what the risks are if we use a NOLOCK hint within a READ COMMITTED transaction block, for example: SET TRANSACTION ISOLATION LEVEL READ COMMITTED GO BEGIN ...
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DBCC CHECKDB errors migrating from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008R2

I'm getting integrity issues after I migrate a DB from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008 R2. I ran a DBCC CHECKDB on the old db, and it returned no issues. Then I FTP-ed the backup file to the new ...
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Suddenly Slow Execution Plan for Stored Proc

I'm trying to understand an issue we're having with SQL Server 2000. We are a moderately transactional website and we have a stored proc called sp_GetCurrentTransactions which accepts a customerID, ...
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Possible pitfalls of condensing 2 SQL Server instances into 1

I currently have 2 SQL Server 2000 database instances (each running on a different physical server), each containing around 12 databases (not all are active). We are planning an upgrade to SQL Server ...
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How to monitor how much data is transfered in a linked server?

I have a linked server to a remote computer and doing some insert, update and delete operations between local and remote databases. I want to know how much data is transfered when operation is doing. ...
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SQL 2000: change collation of model database only- not master

One of our production SQL 2000 server has windows collation for master and msdb but SQl collation for model and tempdb. We are trying to have the same setup on a test environment which at the moment ...
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SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008 linked server issue

Here's my scenario: I've got a linked server going from a SQL Server 2000 machine to a SQL Server 2008 machine. To aid in moving databases with a minimum of config changes, most of our connections ...
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SQL Server 2000: Can't DROP VIEW?

I have SQL Server 2000. I want to clean it by dropping obsolete and unused objects. One of the views causes me an error. I try to give more information but I still have no clue what the cause is. ...
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Running a sql server Trace of 1 GB using sqlcmd

I am load testing two sql server instances. I have a trace file from sql server 2000 database with a file size of little less than 1 GB. I am running this using the sqlcmd utility and it is been ...
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SQL 2000 Maintenance Scripts

Hi I've stumbled into the administration of a Legacy SQL 2000 server that has had next to no maintenance for the past 8 years (and is very slow). As I have only been doing DBA / PT for the past 2 ...
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Table Variables - Scope Error - Must declare the variable 'X'

This is my first post and not sure how to fix this auto format draft? Using SQL Server 2000. The table variable that is giving me this one error is '@SBLH' The following is the multi-select function ...
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sql 2000 trace : sp_releaseschemalock

For a SQL 2000 server, is it bad to see too many exec sp_releaseschemalock 1 events in a SQL trace file?
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What is an advantage or disadvantage for not upgreading database server?

I have a legacy database server. The person who wrote it is long gone. There is no documentation at all just some comments in the code. Luckily, it is not that complicate but if I want to fix it ...
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Should I Avoid Repeated References to Aggregate Columns in a View?

So I'm wanting to summarize the balance of the accounts in my business application. My (simplified for our purposes) data model looks like: --Main account table that holds the single accounts create ...
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Figuring out database timezone

Does anybody know of a way to alter a time zone on a SQL database? Is there any tool that could find the objects using the date and time?
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Restore single page of a database - syntax error

I'm trying to run this query RESTORE DATABASE dbname PAGE = '1:442' FROM DISK = 'C:\dbname.bak' WITH NORECOVERY but getting the error: Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Line 2 Incorrect syntax near ...
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How to delay SQL Server startup

When we boot SQL Server, SAN drives might not be availiable yet. Is there a way to delay SQL Server start by 1 minute? Right now we have to restart SQL Server after we boot the server.
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xp_sendmail: failed with mail error 0x80004005

when I run xp_sendmail exec master.dbo.xp_sendmail @recipients='me@hotmail.com', @subject='terrrible thing happened', @message='test'` I am getting an error Msg 18025, Level 16, State 1, ...
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How do you reset the sa password?

I lost the sa password on a machine, and when I log in to the machine directly using an account in the admin group, SQL Server Management Studio will not allow me to log in using Windows ...
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SQL 2000 - tsql to find out failed jobs in last 24 hours

I want to find out which sql agent jobs failed in last 24 hours... How can I find it using TSQL for SQL 2000? Regards Manjot
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How to migrate from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition

I have been trying to migrate a database from SQL Server 2000 (part of SBS 2003) to SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition I naively tried using the SQL Server Export and Import wizard. This has worked ...
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tempdb in sql server

Using SQL Server 2000, I am getting the following error. The log file for database 'tempdb' is full. Back up the transaction log for the database to free up some log space." How to solve it? I ...
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how to generate scripts for database objects specific to an application?

There was a application which, earlier, pointed to a database. It used a specific set of tables. Those tables had triggers, constraints, etc. There were also stored procs which insert data into these ...