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Index file growing endlessly - how to fix it?

I need to do some maintenance on a database on our client's site. Both log and index files were huge (Don't know how they took their backups to end this way) anyway I fixed the log file (.ldf) issue, ...
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Job to check the status of another job

I am looking to create a job which would check a status of another job every 5 minutes. select CASE jh.run_status WHEN 0 THEN 'Failed' WHEN 1 THEN 'Success' WHEN 2 ...
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Login failed for user 'NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON'. for linked servers

I am trying to execute a query to pull data from another server. I added the server as a linked server to the another one but I am getting the following error when I try to execute the query Login ...
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Is there an easy way to update connection strings to a database moved to a different instance

I have created a new instance of SQL Server 2008 r2 and exported my database to the new instance. Then I realized that the connection string for all of my datasets still point to the original ...
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SQL Server: Invalid Log Scan Number (…) passed to log scan in database (…) is not valid

We are getting a large number of the below errors on one of our production databases. CheckDB is completely clean. We thought it was related to replication so we shut it down using ...
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Application is hanging when database upgraded from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008 R2

Presently we are working with SQL Server 2000, the database is perfectly working with our software for retail sales counter application developed with VB 6.0. But after upgraded to SQL Server 2008 R2, ...
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MDF file full - cannot find the source of its giant size

All, I am completely at a loss here and I'm hoping you guys can help me out on this one. I am experiencing the following situation on an SQL Server 2008 R2 database. MDF-file: Allocated space: ...
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Best practices for selecting partition boundary ranges to maintain empty partitions at both end?

I have partitioned the table based on a date datatype partitioning column. The data for the column starts at "2014-01-01" and ends at "2015-01-01". I know that, the partitions should have empty ...
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Execution Plans Differ for the Same SQL Statement

As a background to this question the details can be found at this link. In a nutshell: I have 2 SQL statements that are almost identical except for the RIGHT table. The LEFT JOIN is the same and the ...
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Adding a second database to the same instance of a server

I already have a multi user software program running on Windows 7 work stations and the server is running Windows Server 2008r2. I am trying to setup another program using the same server. The code is ...
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Transfer data from SQL Server to obiee

I need to transfer data on a daily basis from a SQL Server 2008 R2 database to Oracle Business intelligence. What's the best practice? Db link? External table? Odbc?
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Cleaning disabled SQL agent jobs in SQL Server 2005 and above

For many of our old servers, we have found that there are lot of SQL agent jobs which were either run as an ad-hoc for instant purpose and now no more needed OR Jobs which are not functional/working ...
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Copy of a database with an existing database with schema and data in sql server

I have two databases one is having master kind of tables and other will have transaction data. I should create a new database with a structure of an existing database to my clients. Here is the ...
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Login failed for user - Error: 18456, Severity: 14, State: 38 [duplicate]

I am trying to run and ADODB command in MS Access 2012 to exec a stored proc in our SQL server 2008R2 database, but I keep getting error 38 and SQL profiler shows the following: Error: 18456, ...
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delete millions of rows from multiple tables

Hi we have to delete between 40 and 55% of records from several tables that have between 40 million and 100 million rows. Is it better to copy the rows we want to keep to a new table, drop the source ...
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How to list all past remote login information on client SQL server

Instead of using "Remote Desktop" for connecting to SQL server, I and my coworkers are using SQL Server Management Studio to apply the changes on remote server (each users have their own credentials). ...
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Backup compression in SQL server 2008R2 and above

Recently we got a new server to take care of and found that there are two data drive: S: 1 TB where resides 10 databases(mdfs and ldf's, though they should be on different drives but that's how we ...
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Using the partition function in the Where clause

I've been asked to test out performance of a database (a test system) after implementing horizontal partitioning. The database is on SQL Server 2008 r2. I'm inheriting this from someone else and ...
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SQL Server : Index Seek with very high Scan Count [closed]

I have a query that joins 2 tables: Documents table, that has DocID as Unique Clustered Index DocumentsRows table, that has DocID, RowID as Unique Clustered Index When I join those 2 tables, I ...
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Renaming databases vs backing up and restoring

I am creating a copy of Database A, restoring as database b, executing a job on database b. Upon successful execution, I would like to delete the database A and rename the database B to what the ...
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can exec permissions be granted to a role in SQL Server 2008 / 2012

Can exec permissions (e.g. on a SP) be granted to a role in SQL Server 2008, so that all role members then have the permission; and if the 2008 database were backed up and restored into SQL Server ...
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Find Longest Running Query [duplicate]

How I can find Longest Running Query and SPID on SQL Server 2008?
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SQL Server Import/Export: cannot copy geo columns

I'm trying to copy data from a SQL Server 2014 Express database to a SQL Server 2008R2 Express database. Compatibility level for the 2008R2 Express database is set to 100. As soon as I hit Next in ...
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Same query sometimes uses a Table Spool

I'm checking out a query which exhibits strangely inconsistent performance. Using SolarWinds DPA, I can see that the query sometimes uses a Table Spool, sometimes it doesn't. When it actually used a ...
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Why can a non-clustered index not be dropped using online=on option

When attempting to drop a non-clustered index using the online option such as DROP INDEX [IX_MYINDEX] ON [dbo].[myTable] WITH ( ONLINE = ON ), I receive the following error message. Msg 3745, Level ...
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SSMS 2008 R2 no longer connects to database [closed]

Before Christmas I had no problem connecting SSMS 2008 R2 to a specific remote database. Since Christmas, I get this error when I try to connect: TITLE: Connect to Server Cannot connect to ...
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SQL Job for Monitoring Blockings on SQL Server [duplicate]

Is it anyway possible to create a SQL Job for monitoring blocking on SQL Instance, if the blocking are still happening after some interval of time? We are using SCOM Monitoring tool to monitor events ...
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Cross Server Transaction takes longer when executed from stored procedure

I have a stored procedure on ServerB which executes an update statement joining with another table on ServerA. Something like.... USE [DatabaseA]; GO SET XACT_ABORT ON; --<-- Since cross ...
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Convert SmallInt to Datetime

Please help me to convert the following values to datetime: DayLastAccessed -23569 -23789 -23629 -23564 -23732 0 0 The above column is smallint type in SQL Server. I'm using the following query to ...
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How do I update and insert specific set of rows to an existing table using Merge in SQL Server 2008 R2?

I have a table in the database that I need to update based on the records being passed to it. I am given a table-valued-parameter that has the same schema as the existing table (for all intensive ...
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Average Waiter Count increasing

I am in a nightmare. We have deployed an application to a UAT environment, which has only 7 users. Since then, we have noticed in the logs, a lot of deadlocks, and processes being victims and things. ...
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Re-Run Backup Job in SQL Agent

My question is regarding re-running backup jobs only for those databases for which the job initially when it ran failed due to some reasons, like server reboot, path not accessible, newly created ...
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Monitor Database Memory usage SQL Server

In our PROD environment, there are two servers on which we have system critical database. The management requirement is to monitor these databases for high memory usage or access or long running ...
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sql join without combining all rows

I've searched questions but can't seem to apply to my scenario. Please see attached code below. I am trying to join two subsets of this data but am getting duplicates/too many rows please see ...
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SQL Server - Slow Database for no apparent reason [closed]

I have a DB Server running SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 on 24 physical Cores and 32GB of RAM. The database files are on a SSD Raid1 and the TempDB on a SAS 15k (150GB DB) I assume that the server has more ...
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how to get child categorys based on categoryid

this is my table structure i need to find child categoryids. If CategoryID 1 then 1,2,3,4,10,12,13,14,15,16 when CategoryID 2 then 2,10,12,13,14,15,16
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How to identify whether a log backup or job executing a SP is causing High Page Reads/sec

For one of my servers( SQL server 2008R2) we can continuously witness High Page Reads/sec during business hours say: from 7 AM to 9 PM EST. I kept the counter settings to monitor the same and found ...
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SQL Server changes in tables reverted after two three days in two different DBs

I'm having a strange issue in one SQL Server 2008 R2 I admin. Three days ago, a major renaming on the columns of a table was made due to a development. After the columns where renamed, the change was ...
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Looking for a set-based solution for a rolling 30-day period

I have a stored procedure (MS SQL Server 2008 R2) that needs to see if 10 points/sales fall within a 30-day rolling window. So far, I have a solution that works, but it's not a "proper" solution as ...
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Distributor latency - slow sp_MSget_repl_commands performance

One of our publishers is subscribed to by three subscribers, each subscriber is hosted on its own physical server. Two of those subscribers are 2008R2 and the third 2012. The 2012 subscriber is ...
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Setting up a new db-server with same name and ip. Backup/restore or detach/attach

I'm planning to set up a new Win 2012 server, with SQL server 2014 standard. This server is going to replace our current server, Win 2008R2, with SQL server 2008R2. The name and ip is going to be the ...
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Alter table Statement Failed -Msg 207, Level 16, State 1

I wrote a script to add a column in a table and on successful execution update its values. I know it’s just a simple script but what is wrong with the ‘IF NOT EXISTS’ statement why script between ...
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When does SQL Server determine to use a new index?

I have been performing some maintenance on a server that runs some software the company bought, so I can't really change how the queries have been written. I have used some tools to determine some of ...
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Find queries performing full scans

I have a monitoring system that is telling me that the Full Scans /sec on one of my servers is rather high. I am trying to determine which queries may be causing the issue. Is there a simple/easy ...
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Script Rename of SQL Server Database and Database Files

As part of our development lifecycle, we would like to do regular comparisons of versions of our database between two different versions of source control. I expect that there are many automated ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 enterprise named instance [closed]

I have sql server 2008 r2 installed and I am using 3 named instances (2 express and 1 developer). For a task I need to use the CDC (change data capture) which is only in the enterprise edition. I have ...
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Find out why SQL Server released memory

I have a SQL Server 2008 R2 used for sharepoint and ssrs. The SQL Server hosts two instances. For a few minutes both instances were timing out, not responding. CPU slowly rose to 100%, 30% from ...
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Tempdb files don't exist

I have a strange behaviour on one of my SQL Server's tempdb. It has six tempdb files, according to SSMS and queries, all pointing to S directory. Each of them have ~5gb of initial size. The weird ...
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Assigning new auto increment value [duplicate]

I have a table that is created as below. CREATE TABLE [dbo].[Table1]( [ID] [INT] IDENTITY(1,1) NOT NULL, [Title] [VARCHAR](255) NULL, ... Lets say that the latest ID is 100 ( I have 100 ...
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Initialize replication from multiple split backup files

We are creating a new Node within our existing P2P replication setup. To be able to create the backup and copy the files I am Backing up to 9 files - each will be about 72Gb: e.g. BACKUP DATABASE ...