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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 ...
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SET DATEFORMAT problems

I have some doubts about SET DATEFORMAT command. 1)Does this command is only used for inserting and updating date format and it does not effect the date format of that column? OR does this effect my ...
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Log Sequence Numbers in Full BackUp and Log Backup

My full back-up starts daily at 02:00 AM. It takes about 3 hours. I also take T-Log back-ups every 15 minutes (at 15,30,45 and 00 hours). I can verify the LSN sequences of T-log backups when I ...
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Cannot log in to SQL Server 2008 R2

I have problem with my SQL Server 2008 R2 instance. I want to log in using windows authentication and server name "local", but error 2 is returned. I've tried to login with a server name of "IP ...
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SQL Server configuring both UCP and MDW on a single server

I'm trying to configure both UCP and MDW on a sql server. I have already setup UCP and it created [sysutility_mdw] database. Now when i try to setup MDW it is trying to use sysutility_mdw database ...
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Query to convert the count to million or thousands

I am running a query on a database to return count(*) for number of rows. If the count is greater than million say 2,250,304, I want the query to return 2.25M. If the count is greater than 1000 but ...
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CHKDB is marked RESTORING

I am seeing this in my Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (SP1) database log: The database 'CHKDB_dbname' is marked RESTORING and is in a state that does not allow recovery to be run. This occurred ...
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How do I return data from a table where the data is the max date of the previous month's data submissions (-1 of current date)?

I have a stored procedure where I select the latest/max submit_date data for a tracker_date and client from a source table called Tracker_Live, and insert it into a new table called ...
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Finding Database Default Locations

I am working on creating a script to restore database from a backup file to default location of an instance, which is set away from system databases installation folder. Currently, I'm using to find ...
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Install SQL Server 2008 R2 with one click [closed]

How can I install SQL Server 2008 R2 without wizard, just install and voila, install on PC?
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Setting for default column type

Is there a setting in SQLServer 2008 and newer for default data type of date-time columns, i.e. datetime or datetime2? Actually more like something that would tell SQLServer to use datetime2 instead ...
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Is there a way to grant SELECT for every database (including new ones) at a server level?

I have a unique (well, I think it is unique) situation where databases (yes, entire databases) can be created more or less dynamically. Ignoring the obvious issue with that, I need to be able to ...
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Reuse a complex non-deterministic expression in SELECT and WHERE clauses

I have a query like this: -- This is inefficient, and may even be wrong if expression is nondeterministic SELECT TOP 10 team_name,score_points=<big expression> FROM teams WHERE <big ...
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Manipulate SQL statement before execution on server

Our databases are on SQL Server 2000. We are migrating to SQL Server 2008 R2. We want to update the compatibility level to 100. But the join operator \*= and =\* are no more supported with that ...
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Reset Key Names to Defaults?

I'm working with some tables/columns that were renamed at some point, but the names of the primary/foreign keys are still based on the previous names. In SSMS is there any (preferably automatic) way ...
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SA Account has not been disabled

There has been a security audit for many of our sql servers and per script there are many findings. One of them says "SA Account has not been disabled" I know it can be disabled, but can it be ...
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How to get data from multiple tables in one row

I am looking for a way to get the table name and description field from all tables in my database that start with T_. What I have up till now is this: DECLARE @tables TABLE(table_name VARCHAR(100), ...
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What is a deterministic method for evaluating a sensible buffer pool size?

I'm trying to come up with a sane way to understand if the max server memory (mb) setting is appropriate (either should be lower, or higher, or stay the way it is). I am aware that max server memory ...
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How to programatically change the login audit settings?

Is it possible to change the login auditing settings of a SQL Server database by script, rather than through the Server Properties Security setting in the SSMS UI? I need to programatically change ...
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Controlled shutdown/startup of a cluster

My three node SQL Server 2008 R2 physical server cluster needs to be shutdown, moved along with its storage to a new location, and restarted once in the new location. My desire is to have a clean, ...
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Rebuild index in table with many values

I'm junior DBA ,have table with 11 million values ,one of the indexes is like : CREATE NONCLUSTERED INDEX [ix_mytbl_mycolumn] ON [dbo].[myTbl] ( [my_id] DESC )WITH (PAD_INDEX = OFF, ...
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SQL Server 2008R2 XML Column Index strategy for large tables?

I am working with SQL Server 2008 R2 and some XML columns in a very large table. I understand that I cannot use Selective XML Indexes due to our SQL Server version being < 2012. I'm brand spanking ...
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Unable to connect to FTP server using “FTP Connection Manager”

I'm trying to setup an SQL agent job to use my SSIS package. The package contains an FTP task that is failing. I'm getting the following error in both the job history and logging that I've setup (Log ...
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SQL SERVER 2005 slow Performance on Windows Server 2008

Recently i have upgraded my server to new one. But because of compatibility issues with my old Windows Server 2003 R2 32 bit, I have also upgraded it to Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit. (i have ...
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Create nonclustered index on uniqueidentifier type

CREATE TABLE [dbo].[session] ( [id] [int] IDENTITY(1,1) NOT NULL, [user_id] [int] NOT NULL, [session_id] [uniqueidentifier] NOT NULL, [supervisor_id] [int] NULL, some columns .. ...
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why is my trigger called even when the underlying table didn't change?

I have a quite basic trigger defined as such: CREATE TRIGGER dbo.foo ON dbo.bar FOR INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE AS ... I also have a stored procedure which at some point does something like this: ...
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I couldn't see Conflict tables in replication monitor SQL Server 2008 R2 in Merge Replication

I work with merge replication in SQL Server 2008 R2. In the replication monitor I can't see conflict table, I must to see conflict tables in "MSmerge_conflicts_info", please help me. How to see ...
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SQL Server FILESTREAM access denied

I have my machine and a database server on the same Windows domain. I also have a staging machine that is not on the domain. From my machine, I am able to perform any and all operations using ...
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Application running slow when querying against SQL Server 2008R2

I'm having an application that is starting to run really slow when inserting and querying data from a SQL Server. The database is on a dedicated virtual box with 10 GB ram, AMD Operon 6134 processor ...
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Need to Send a formatted HTML Email via Database Mail in Sql Server 2008 R2

My requirement is to create the automated email as ( A formatted HTML Email via Database Mail) The basic requirement has been completed where when the Job is triggered it inserts the data into a Table ...
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SELECTs in Database Change Log and Source Control

We are overhauling the way that we store our database in source control and keep a change log of it. I was reading the following article: http://thedailywtf.com/articles/Database-Changes-Done-Right, ...
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How to list the permissions on User-Defined Table Types?

I am using some user-defined table types. They are very useful. you can see information about them by running this simple script: SELECT o.* from sys.table_types o I have a procedure that shows me ...
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need to replace the blank value as 0

need to replace the blank column into 0 for example the table is i have tried this query to bring the output but it is taking more number of time because i have put this table in to procedure ...
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databases cross references baselines

We have on several databases on same instances, some stored procedures have references to tables on other databases. We are in the middle of a big project to take our database under source control. ...
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EXCEPT operator vs NOT IN

The EXCEPT operator was introduced in SQL Server 2005 but what is the difference between NOT IN and EXCEPT ? Does it do the same? I would like a simple explanation with an example.
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Setup error :Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation [closed]

Below is the detailed error message. I can't proceed with installation for the last one week. I've given full rights to registry keys that are associated to SQL Server but nothing has worked out. For ...