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Columns into rows and rows into columns

I need to do this table transformation, but its little hard for me. I have original table wich looks like this and i need to transform the table into this How can i do that ? Here i prepared ...
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Combining log shipping and regular log file backups

Following on from my earlier question, I'm trying to set up a combination of Log Shipping and database backup. What I have in place is: Log Shipping set up between my two servers, to run every 5 ...
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Replication consistently fails to bring new rows to subscriber

Short description of the problem: Initial synchronisation to the subscriber works fine. Subsequent synchronisations fail to download new rows. Re-initialising the subscription "fixes" the issue and ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 - Replication - Multiple Publications on a single database

I have hit a problem and I need an idea of where to look or how to resolve. I have setup a publication and 2 subscriptions to it, 1 running on a schedule and the other running continuously. I need ...
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SQL Server: performance of IDENTITY vs INT as primary key

The most important table of my database is about 300,000 records, and growing. More than 20 tables have a FK to it. Its primary key is a number, but for historical reasons is defined as nvarchar(6) ...
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Huge Analysis Services log file: msmdsrv.log

I've just discovered our prod analysis services is writing to a log that is 1.6 GB in size. I was able to get a copy of the log file saved off to an alternate location and open it in WordPad ...
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Problem when querying audit file when audit is enabled

I'm trying to audit DML operations for a specific principle on a database. For this, I configured Audit under Server -> Security and Database -> Database Audit Specifications and enabled both of them. ...
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Performance Order By large table with Join

Hello I have a table with 206,902 records and I am struggling to improve my query: SELECT TOP (50) [ID] ,[Title] ,[Modified] ,[Created] FROM [Data] Inner Join [Permission] On ...
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How to get all logged in users to SQL Server database for this week?

I'm using SQL Server 2008R2 and I setup a testing database that I need to know who tried logging in so far. Is there a stored procedure or a View or anything that I can gather these type of ...
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SQL Server : error 15208 Level 16, State 1, Line 1

Trying to Backup a certificate from SQL Server causes this error: Msg 15208, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 The certificate, asymmetric key, or private key file does not exist or has invalid format. ...
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SQL Server 2012 Very Slow to Consume Memory

I have a bit of a conundrum. I recently upgraded a ~20gb database from Window Server 2008 R2 || SQL Server 2008 R2 to Window Server 2012 || SQL Server 2012. The previous server had 32gb of memory, ...
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Error after removing sql server 2008 R2 Express edition and instaling Entreprise edition: Unable to connect to MyHost\MSSQLSERVER

So I'm having this issue after installing MS SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise edition, I'm getting this message error: Unable to connect to WIN7 \ MSSQLSERVER A network-related error or ...
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Getting Time Duration

I have a table like below: I want to get time duration for each record which SPEED is greater than 100. I written a function for that, it’s working fine , but my problem was i have millions of ...
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Impact of Service Broker on Server Performance [closed]

For DDL auditing we are thinking to use service broker, but I want to check few parameters before deploying it to a production server, where there are about 200 DBs and Standard Edition of SQL Server. ...
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SQL Server Grant execute on all stored procedures without ddl permissions

I have some users in my database. They are member of db_datareader. They now also need to have execute permissions on stored procedures. I was just wondering what would happen if one of the stored ...
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Saving a variable globally in SQL server it self and use it when required

We are using ENCRYPTBYPASSPHRASE to encrypt some columns of some database. To decrypt the values every time we need to pass passphrase with DECRYPTBYPASSPHRASE. So I planned to create a stored ...
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Breaking changes between 2008R2 RTM going to 2008R2 SP3?

I have a few A/P FCIs running 2008R2 RTM, and I'd like to upgrade the passive node to SP3, fail over, and then upgrade the formerly passive node. Has anyone else attempted this? Are there breaking ...
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Which of these build numbers will tell me what version of SQL Server is installed on a server?

The main Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) doesn't contain a version number in Programs and Features in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2: To me it almost looks like I have SQL Server 2008 R2 ...
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View permission to SQL Server logs on SSMS GUI

I would like to give a user see SQL Server logs from GUI, not through xp_readerrorlog. I was just wondering if this was possible? Thank you.
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Copy database wizard-generated job blows up log file; alternative?

I've recently upgraded our deployment environment to include a staging server. Said server has a database on the same server as our production database. I am trying to set it up to copy data from the ...
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Cannot remove char 0x00 from NVARCHAR column

So , I know all about the Replace function and a bug with char(0). I have a column (NVARCHAR(128)) that has some CHAR(0x00) from a bad import. I'm using SQL Server 2008 R2 The collation for the ...
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Problem with remote login for SQL user

We have a SQL Server SQL and a web server WEB. In SQL, we have a SQL user named test with password test with correct permissions set up. If we run SSMS on SQL and login locally with the test user it ...
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SQL Server Developer Edition Downgrading to Older Developer Edition

I have seen answers for questions regarding downgrading from different editions (e.g. - Enterprise to Standard), but is anyone familiar with downgrade policies for SQL Server Developer editions to ...
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SQL Server : how to decide if FULL backup or DIFFERENTIAL

The following scenario (on SQL Server 2008 R2 and 2012 servers) A co-worker of mine restored another DB into the one our process was trying to create a differential backup for. As I am currently only ...
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SQL Server 2008 user and group permissions behavior weirdness

I have a strange situation: An AD user account has a login to a SQL Server 2008 database without any roles assigned to that user. That same database has a login for an AD group with ...
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What happens if an index build is cut half way through?

Today I ran a create NC index but stopped the execution after running for 1 hour 46 minutes. The main reason being I started to get worried about the disk space getting lower. It consumed roughly 10 ...
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What is difference between is_unique column and is_unique_constraint columns in sys.indexes

We have two columns is_unique and is_unique_constraint for unique constraints in sys.indexes and I want to clarify few concepts based on these two columns Create statement for both types of ...
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Can High CPU be triggered by Login Failures?

On our SQL Server (used for TFS) we have recently had the CPU pegged at 100% (with a few occasional dips) for nearly a day and a half. Looking at the SQL Logs, there appears to be a correlation in ...
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How can I reliably determine if a given SQL Server instance has the “Lock Pages in Memory” right?

The "Lock Pages in Memory" right can be granted to the service account used by SQL Server. This allows SQL Server to prevent memory being paged to disk. I've noticed several of our SQL Server ...
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SQL Server 2008R2 - Replication - Log Files / Indexes

We have 4 SQL Servers engaged in Transactional Peer to Peer Replication. I am doing some work on the Indexes and have noticed 2 things I didn't expect: The Indexes have different fragmentation ...
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Removing some English token words (such as “are” or “or” etc.) from the system stoplist of full text search?

One of our table has full text catalog on it. It contains some data in a language other than English which makes some words such as "are", "or" useful. There is no stop list defined but these words ...
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Full text catalog missing a keyword

We have a full text catalog on one of our databases but one keyword does not work. e.g: select * from table where name = 'jon' -- result set returns as expected select * from table where ...
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Trace Flag 1222 Not Working?

I have a customer site with two similarly configured 2008r2 SQL Servers "A" and "C". On both servers the trace flags 1204 and 1222 are enabled and DBCC tracestatus shows the following on both ...
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user mapping is droped after swithing from principle server to mirror server

I have principal server:A and mirror server:B with DB Name: "DBTest" On the server A there is a username (SQL auth.) call: user1 and is mapped to "DBTest". the Same is on Server B, same username and ...
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Replication Latency as Explanation for Missing Rows between Databases

We use a third party database system that consists of two databases 1) A live database which users update via a black box interface 2) A reporting database which we access via management studio, SSRS ...
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Return rows one at a time from variable table

I have a database which contains job numbers, each job has a list of invoices and a list of journals. Its an IRQ request accounting system. In order to see which jobs have a zero balance I'm ...
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Only Filtered condition gets deleted from index after datatype change using SSMS

In SSMS if I create a filtered index we can see filtered condition in index properties. But if I change column type of a column involved in filtered index using SSMS , then after column type changes ...
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Reducing size of datatype involved in index fails where as increasing size work

This question is related to my previous question Database events that will cause deletion of index For example if i create a table like CREATE TABLE dbo.Customers (ID INT IDENTITY(1,1) PRIMARY KEY ...
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Strategies for “checking out” records for processing

I'm not sure if there is a named pattern for this, or if there isn't because it's a terrible idea. But I need my service to operate in an active/active load balanced environment. This is the ...
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sql server snapshot replication compatibility issue

I have 2 SQL Server 2008 R2 and I am trying to set up Snapshot Replication over the Internet. I have successfully managed to get the subscriber to connect, but now as the Job executes on the ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 – Track Database Growth (Production Database)

My requirement is to get the database size information collected daily, I did not find any option to get database growth over a period of time. Someone please advise what the correct method for this ...
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Overlapping indexes

I have two non-clustered indexes on one of my dbs and their definition are: CREATE NONCLUSTERED INDEX [NC_Index1] ON [dbo].[anyTable] ( [X] ASC, [Y] ASC, [Z] ASC ) INCLUDE (A , ...
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SQL Server Backup Job failed multiple times

I am getting the same error as mentioned by Mr.Ali Sql Server Backup Job failed Can anyone please explain the possible ways to fix this error as the backup is failing since 1 month. Here is the ...
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SQL Server: efficient query with (double) linked servers

I am DBA of server A (SQL Server 2008R2), linked to server B (SQL Server 2012SP1), linked to server C (not sure which version). I have no control on server C, and I cannot contact its DBA. On server ...
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Sql Server 2008 R2 - Failed to send an environment change notification to a log shipping partner node

Login failed for user '*****'. Reason: Failed to send an environment change notification to a log shipping partner node while revalidating the login. I'm seeing a bunch of these errors on my ...
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Re-writing a sub-select as a condition on a column generated with 'over (partition by …)'

I am wondering if it would be possible to use over (partition by...) clause in order to avoid using a sub-select in the example below: declare @t table ( id int ,code char(2) ...
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SQL Server Replication Snapshot Agent login fails

I have setup TRANSACTIONAL REPLICATION from ServerA to ServerB ServerA = Primary Server = SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise ServerB = Secondary Server = SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition. I ...
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Using pivot on datetime

I have the following table: Date,Type 2012-01-25 13:48:00.000,1 2012-01-25 13:49:00.000,2 2012-01-26 13:48:00.000,1 2012-01-26 13:49:00.000,2 I tried the pivot function to get this layout: 1,2 ...
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How to solve SIDs mistmatching in SQL or orphaned users?

I moved and restored a database from a backup into another SQL Server 2008R2 about a year ago. I wasn't aware of the concept of orphaned users. From what I understood, is that we can end up having ...
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work/cache table issues, heavy inserts with heavy reads

we have a work table that stores availability of products. This table is updated with millions of inserts every night and medium amounts of inserts throughout the day. during the updates, we delete ...