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Uniquifier on Non-Unique Clustered Index vs Unique Clustered Index

Lets say for example that I have a table structured this way: ID1 int ID2 int ID3 int DTM datetime I'm only able to create a unique clustered index on the table if I include ID1, ID2, and ID3 (a ...
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SQL Server transaction replication agent error

We are running transaction replication on SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3. Distribution agents are reporting : "Agent is retrying after an error. 3 retries attempted" every 10 minutes. Tried changing ...
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Replication / Bulk Update between Servers

I'm looking to update several tables between two servers daily to have a replica of the data available. My question is, what is the least resource heavy and most effective method to implement this? ...
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Missing index recommendation for an already existing index [duplicate]

SQL Server missing index DMVs suggest to create an index which already exists. The existing one and the suggested one exactly overlap each other; they are single (same) column index with no included ...
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Executed a Stored Procedure in the Production Server and the following warning message is shown [closed]

I executed a stored procedure on the production server; and though it shows that query has been successfully completed it doesn't allow me to close SQL Server Management Studio and the below warning ...
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Error: Package ‘Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Package’ failed to load [closed]

I have SQL Server 2008 R2 64bit installed with SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). I've been using SSMS for log time but recently when I try to open SSMS, I get the above error. I've tried all the ...
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Clear missing index DMVs

How can I clear missing index DMVs such as dm_db_missing_index_group_stats, dm_db_missing_index_groups and dm_db_missing_index_details? I don't have an option to restart the server or taking it ...
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SQL Server 2008 Linked Servers Consistently Dropping Connections

I have set up a Linked Server between 2 SQL Server 2008 R2 databases (both 10.50.1600). The linked server worked normally for several weeks until I received reports that users were not able to hit ...
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Find difference between two database and output them in a script sql [closed]

I had a SQL Server 2008 R2 database. I have dump it and made some mods in a copy. So, I have two databases: 1) the older version 2) the new version I need a script SQL to update the number 1) to ...
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Should I set document version field to be part of a primary key

Should I set document version as a primary key I am working on a document management system, and I have these two tables representing part of the whole tables. On the DocumentVersion table I have ...
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How to create a Relation between a table and a many-to-many relation table

I am buildng a new database inside an Sql server 2008 r2.I have the following tables & business rules:- Skill that have predefined levels assigned to it, such as junior, senior, manager. Staff ...
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Add a column with Not Null [duplicate]

I have a existing table in which i am adding a column as NgoId whose datatype is int. I want to add as NOT NULL to the column . When I'm adding this I am getting the following error: Unable to ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 native replication with Column Level Collation

In my SQL Server 2008 R2 environment. Created a 'source' and 'target' database and altered the database collation as follows: use master go ALTER DATABASE source COLLATE Chinese_PRC_CI_AS GO ALTER ...
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SQL Server Agent Error 1053

A few months back I installed SQL Server 2008R2. At the time of installation I used 1.Mixed Authentication 2.NT Authority\NetworkService as the SQL Agent user name, and the same user name for all ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 memory on 64 bit OS

My application server is running SQL Server 2008 R2. OS is Windows 2008 R2 with SP1. Total physical memory is 16 GB. When I looked into the Task Manager, the sqlservr.exe was using "6,734,588 K". ...
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How to tune the below query

I am currently working on below table structure to pull the data/ generate any one time report. Let us consider the table name to be ABC. ID Field Value 1 Name Nagarjuna 1 Gender Male 1 ...
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Keeping iterator in consistent state

I was reading this post to understand how things are done in Sql Server: http://rusanu.com/2013/08/01/understanding-how-sql-server-executes-a-query/ If I understand it correctly, data is being sent ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 - Change distributor schedule

We have configured SQL 2008 R2 replication. Distributor is configured in continuous mode, publisher is scheduler is set to execute after every six hours. Now we want to change distributor schedule ...
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Aggregation Operations on View Ignores Index [closed]

The Scenario Once upon a time there was a Staging database at a small company that was participating in an ETL process, acting as a receiving catalog for the various formats of files from a number of ...
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Which is the best way for selecting dimension attributes while creating a dimension?

I'm a newbie to SSAS OLAP so please apologize me if it was a silly question but surely I need suggestions. I would like to make clear some concepts which was confusing for me. Let us consider five ...
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Login lifespan for password on SQL Server

What is the "lifespan" for a login with the option Enforce Password Expiration Enabled? Where can I find configuration/option to change the time?
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Upgrade from 2008 RTM to 2008 R2 RTM failed due to perf-ReportServer-rsctr.dll is being used by another process

I was upgrading SQL Server 2008 RTM on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 to SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM. I got this error: The process cannot access the file ...
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Data warehousing: data transfer process too slow with larger batches

I have two primary instances of SQL Server, one for OLTP and one for reporting. The data warehouse for reporting is basically a Type 2 SCD: every table has DWDateStart and DWDateEnd columns and the ...
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Is it possible to install SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows Server 2012 R2? [closed]

Is it possible to install SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows Server 2012 R2? I have the developer edition installation files.
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Automating SQL Server Merge Replication Processes [closed]

Hi all is there anyway I can automate the entire process of the Merge Replication?
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optimize design for a table with 50 columns [closed]

I have a table with 50 column and one of my friend has told me to split the table in 4 different table to save 12 column in each table. He proposed a design to have Master table and refer the PK of ...
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Restored database is missing user

I have a SharePoint content database that has been restored into our test environment. I am getting errors in the SQL log indicating our SharePoint service account is not able to access the database. ...
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Microsoft recommends using Rowversion over timestamp , but i can not find “rowversion” data type inside my sql server 2008 R2 [closed]

MS on this link http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms182776.aspx mentioned that we should use rowversion data type over Timestamps. Now inside my sql server 2008 R2 I want to create a column with ...
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Cannot add “rowversion” data type in sql server 2008 r2 management studio, or even to modify existing column data type [duplicate]

I want to create a column with Rowversion data type, but inside my SQL Server 2008 R2 Management Studio, I cannot find such a data type: Also when I tried altering existing column named timestamp ...
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Suspended query causing high CPU usage

Environment detail: SQL Server 2008 R2. I have applications running on JBoss that access the DB using JDBC driver. Issue: My online DB server was experiencing high CPU usage. Using the ...
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Best data type to store Active Directory Nullable GUID

I have a table name Employees,inside Sql Server 2008 r2. the table contain the following columns:- UserID. it is the Primary key, and it is auto generated by the DB. GUID. which will store the ...
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Filling in date holes in grouped-by-date SQL data

The actual problem involves far more data and joins, but I've created a small sample to demonstrate the issue: -- create example table DROP TABLE dbo.EventRecords GO CREATE TABLE dbo.EventRecords ...
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Best approach to get last value inserted

I have several devices that report via Edge network their position (and more data) to a UDP server which directly inserts this data in a SQL 2008 r2. I want to know which is the best approach to ...
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Standard data types for email address, telephone number , first name, rixh text editor, etc

I want to build a database for our system using Sql Server 2008 R2. but i need to know what are the best data types for storing these info:- Email address Telephone number with extension, such as ...
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What is the PREEMPTIVE_REENLIST wait type in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2

This is not urgent, just curiosity. QUESTION: I was trying to troubleshoot a slow server today, and I came across a high figure for a wait type called PREEMPTIVE_REENLIST. I'm not able to find this ...
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Intermittent SQL Server connectivity issues in production

I am running an ASP.NET based application, running on two load-balanced web servers, that communicate with a SQL Server 2008 R2 database running on a separate server on the same network in the ...
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Enabling TDE without breaking existing mirror

I've been trying to enable TDE in a mirrored SQL Server 2008 R2 configuration. Enabling TDE is not so difficult, though when I enable TDE on the principal, the mirror database goes in to a suspended ...
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What SQL Server database version do I need?

I am not a database experts but part of the project I am currently interested in accepting requires to do a DB replication. The system will have many outlets... says Site A, Site B, Site C, etc.. ...
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Database with multiple .mdf files

I have search online but not found what I am looking for. The problem/query is to my knowledge a database in SQL Server should have One .mdf file and maybe some .ndf files and One .log file. I ...
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Why does retrieving fewer rows take longer? [duplicate]

I have a view that (left outer) joins multiple recursive CTEs. There are about 10k rows. The results of running SELECT * FROM MyView ORDER BY MyPrimaryKey, with statistics time and io on: SQL Server ...
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SSIS Packages with SQL Server Express 2008 R2

I understand from various questions [1] [2] that SQL Server Express 2008 R2 doesn't support SSIS packages and that there's only primitive support for ad-hoc data imports / exports. I have already got ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Execution Plan not getting missing index suggestions

I have several SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 that have server collation Latin1_General_BIN. These instances will not give me the missing index suggestion with performing an execution plan. I have other ...
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SQL Server - Log Shipping Into an AlwaysOn Availability Group

I have a requirement to build an AlwaysOn Availability Group, which I have done. Now the user wants me to set up log shipping from another server into the AlwaysOn Availability Group. I’m not sure ...
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The message “Running the Merge Agent process would exceed the maximum number of processes allowed” appears, but it doesn't seem likely

The full text of the message is "Running the Merge Agent process at this time would exceed the maximum number of processes allowed by this publication. The process will run when resources become ...
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SELECT permission denied trying to import data into Excel

We recently migrated to a newer version of a program and migrated its database from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008 R2. We had some Excel files which ran a few custom queries to pull data. I ...
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Database backup hangs both in SSMS and XMLA

I am using SQL Server Analysis Services 2008 R2 Service Pack 3. My database was recently upgraded from Analysis Services 2005 and since that time I have been unable to do a backup either from SSMS or ...
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File group space problem

I'm having some problems with my database usage space. I have a database with autogrowth off and limited size to 150GB. When users try to import files, large databases or other massive transaction ...
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Get minimal logging when loading data into temporary tables

After reading The Data Loading Performance Guide I am unsure if its necessary to add the TABLOCK table hint to an empty temporary table, defined with a clustered index in order to get minimal logging. ...
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Stop agent job after executing for a certain number of hours

I have a scheduled job which runs nightly. I want it to stop itself at 07:00AM in the morning whether or not it is completed. I have seen some duplicates in the site but they don't exactly address the ...
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Possible to use a Trigger as failsafe for insert in two databases?

(This is for a project on MSSQL 2008R2 Server) I have been tasked with splitting a table into an internal (same db as before) and an external one (different server). Currently the idea is to read ...