This Tag is for SQL Server 2008 R2, major build version 10.50.xxxx

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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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Bulk change Agent Jobs' definition to “Quit the job reporting failure” from “Go to the next step” On Failure

There are agent jobs with multiple steps in our servers and all their steps are defined as "go to the next step" "On Failure". So, even a job step fails, operator doesn't get notified because ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 : Unexpected timeout with SQL Agent Job/powershell

I have a SQL agent job set to execute a SQL query against a single database and then save each row into a different file with powershell before zipping the files up and emailing me. In one of my SQL ...
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SSIS Packages get stuck in SQL Agent jobs [closed]

We run about a dozen scheduled SQL Agent jobs which run SSIS packages. Intermittently, every scheduled job will get stuck in a running state. i.e. we'll arrive in the morning and notice that there's ...
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SQL 2008 R2 Agent stopping sp_who2 running and can't view database or Agent properties

We're experiencing an unusual issue with SQL 2008 R2 SP2 (10.50.4297) where the SQL Agent had stopped but would not restart (this has been fine for months). After investigating the issue we had to ...
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Powershell to Drop Tables from database function

### List of tables that require full sanitizing $requiredTables = 'table1','table2','table3' foreach ($table in $requiredTables){ function Delete-FromTable{ $SqlConnection = New-Object ...
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Using Like with variables?

I have an odd situation where I have a column called (TransmittalNumber) with datatype of VarChar (75) in a table named (Transmittal Sheet). I want to query this table to find the transmittal numbers ...
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Parameter Sniffing Question [on hold]

My question is: If we employ a plan guide, why would we still experience the effects of parameter sniffing (ie: Where the query returns results at different speeds, 1s, 1s, 1s, 15m, 2s, 2s, etc..) ...
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How can i take backup of particular tables in MS-SQL Server 2008 using T-SQL Script

I want to take a backup of particular tables available in my database in .bak file And all these should be done using T-SQL Script
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SQL Server statistics

I have run the Database Tuning Advisor and it has suggested that some statistics are created. Whilst this is great and I understand the purpose of statistics, when I have reviewed them it has created ...
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Inefficient queries on partitioned tables

Consider a scenario in SQL Server that includes a partitioned table with over 500 partitions. The number of partitioning column values in a temp table are less than 10. We join the temp table to the ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2, error creating file for FileStream

I'm trying to create a file to add to a filestream file group and I get the error: Msg 5120, Level 16, State 106, Line 1 Unable to open the physical file "d:\data\filestreamstore.mdf". Operating ...
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How to speed up for huge tables in SQL select query?

I have the following huge tables. Table_1 with 500000 (0.5m) rows Table_8 with 20000000 (20m) rows Table_13 with 4000000 (4m) rows Table_6 with 500000 (0.5m) rows Table_15 with 200000 (0.2m) rows ...
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Torn page SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM

DBCC results for 'bad_db'. Msg 8939, Level 16, State 98, Line 1 Table error: Object ID 0, index ID -1, partition ID 0, alloc unit ID -6794535623816839168 (type Unknown), page (26876:998677113). Test ...
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How to Retrieve data within nested select statement?

My requirement is, there are two tables one is Stock table another one is packaging table. The normalization is 1:M that means 1 stock id can pack into many packages. In the packaging table there are ...
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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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System.OutOfMemoryException SQL Server 2012 and 2008R2

I have a 64-bit and 64gb memory for both SQL Server 2012 and 2008R2, when I generate a report w/c has 900K rows, it finished the query smoothly and no problem, but when I'm going to copy the result ...
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Understanding & Resolving Deadlock in SQL server 2008R2

I am trying hard to figure out what may be going wrong for below shown deadlock graph: I am receiving alerts for deadlocks similar to above for almost every 10 minutes , its just the query changes, ...
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Troubleshooting high disk read - buffer cache query

I have a table tbl_Table1 that is about 5 GB in size and has millions of rows. It has these columns: ID, ContractID, Person, Address1, Address2, and many more. One clustered index on the PK, ID. I ...
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Slow SQL Server authentication, but fast SAN, fast querying?

I am asking you after days of research but I think I don't have required skills to understand what is happening. I have a slow authentication on a SQL Server 2008R2, which leads to a timeout for the ...
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Linked servers login failure: Impersonate works, Username/password fails

I'm trying to set up a linked server between 2 instances of Sql Server 2008 R2. The login works perfectly when I select the impersonate option. However when I try to use the remote user/password ...
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sp_send_dbmail causes session to hang

We had an issue in production (2008R2 SP3) yesterday, where a developer was running a piece of code in SSMS that was executing sp_send_dbmail inside a transaction, and including an attachment from a ...
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Difference between “Table-Incremental” and “Table-Update” for “Population Type” when scheduling Full Text Index Population

I want to schedule a Full Text Index's population to keep it more up to date rather than leaving it to Automatic and not knowing the next population time as the users are complaining about the data ...
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TCP Provider: The semaphore timeout period has expired [on hold]

In Sql Server2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008R2, when I start Replication I have this error: TCP Provider: The semaphore timeout period has expired Please help me to solve it... Thanks!
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Trigger Logic (from SQL 6.5 )

I have a database that was originally implemented in SQL 6.5 and has been migrated to SQL2000, SQL2005 and now SQL2008R2 (Compatibility Mode = 10). Through the migration many new tables, functions, ...
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how to select top ID from join operation and staging tables

I have this inner join from staging and operations table jobsCode I want to select the top surrogate key ID and get the Start_Date from this join my problem is my Query rerunning 2 records original ...
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Prevent Inserts without Column List

We have a database running on SQL 2008 R2, in 2000 Compatibility mode. Is there a way to configure the database so that implicit insert statements (i.e. those without a column list) are invalid? I ...
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SQL Server not starting at Windows startup but starts manually

My SQL Server instance's (SQL Server 2008 R2 Express) service has Startup Type = Automatic. The past couple of times I've restarted my computer the service has failed to start on its own, but it ...
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Reading CSV files located on LINUX server and updating the tables in SQL Server Database

I was wondering how do we ingest CSV files located on a Red Hat LINUX server into SQL Server Database Table. I know we can write a Stored Procedure/Bulk Insert to read the files that are located on ...
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SQL Server connection failed for domain user from Mac OS machine

I have SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1. I am using connection string to connect to SQL Server. In connection string I am passing the driver path, server name, TCP port number, user name with which I want to ...
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Merge Replication identity field issues

One of our clients is using our software with merge replication of a database on a SQL Server 2008 R2 machine. There are two production environments in separate geographical locations only one of ...
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sys.sp_reset_connection. Why theres a lot of them ?

Theres a lot of questions here on DBA EXCHANGE. But none of them can help me. I have 2 problems: 1) Using sp_whoisactive, I found lots of sys.sp_reset_connection;1( I know they are ...
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How do I transfer logins from 2008R2 to 2014 with passwords?

I've tried Tasks>Generate Scripts... and set 'Script Logins' in the Advanced Scripting Options, but I get this in the output: /* For security reasons the login is created disabled and with a random ...
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SQL Server 2008R2 to SQL Server 2012 Install

I'm trying to upgrade one of my SQL servers from 2008R2 to 2012 and I'm getting an error popup within a couple of seconds from starting the setup The Error is TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure. ...
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Compatibility Level [on hold]

I have a Database from SQL Server 2008 R2 which I recently updated to SQL Server 2012, since I migrated the SQL Database from 2008R2 to 2012, our application connected to it became slower. What I'm ...
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Transaction log backup file larger than expected?

I've recently taken over a SQL Server database that didn't have any transaction log backup routine running for at least 2 years. The first log backup was very large (3.8 gb on a 1.14 gb database) as ...
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Exporting SSRS report to Excel

We have a number of SSRS reports and want to show the report in Excel format to the users. SSRS has provided an option to save the report in Excel format (.xls), however when the report is saved as ...
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sharepoint DBA. [closed]

What exactly makes a 'Sharepoint DBA' different from a normal SQL DBA. What are the differences in competency and responsibility? What are the differences is daily database support?
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Rerunning query in the same connection takes significantly longer

I am having a weird issue when a running a query that joins some semi-large tables (one table is about 2 million rows and the other about 21 million) together. What happens is the query does not run ...
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Help with PIVOT query

I have a table with below structure : CREATE TABLE [dbo].[AUDIT_SCHEMA_VERSION]( [SCHEMA_VER_MAJOR] [int] NOT NULL, [SCHEMA_VER_MINOR] [int] NOT NULL, [SCHEMA_VER_SUB] [int] NOT NULL, ...
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Selecting rows from same name table from multiple databases in single result set

For some reason, I have a table Table_1 in n databases (same name and schema structure) instead of one single databases. The columns are like this: | Column_1 | Column_2 | I can select data from ...
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SQL Server Page Life Expectancy sharp drop

I'm trying to put my hands on the reason this SQL Server slows down sporadically. There are no patterns detected so far. It's a SQL Server 2008 R2 running on a Windows Server 2008R2 VM on top of ...
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Sudden poor SELECT performance on a large table with existing indexes

My company uses a software suite in which the only thing I can truly modify is the database. We've always had performance issues (mostly hardware problems that we hope to resolve soon), but lately ...
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Database Engine Services status failed

Overall summary: Final result: SQL Server installation failed. To continue, investigate the reason for the failure, correct the problem, uninstall SQL Server, and then rerun SQL ...
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Configuring Reporting Services - ExecutionLogDaysKept

Is it possible to set Reporting Services options when Reporting Services is not installed on a server? Is this how a SQL Server instance used by SharePoint works? I'm a new DBA (very junior...), and ...
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Moving TDE database to a new database but having problems with the cert

This is my first time working with TDE so hopefully I haven't done anything horribly wrong. I'm trying to move my TDE database from one server to another. I have created a master key on the master ...
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Error creating scalar function “Invalid Object Name dbo.fnMyFunctionName'”

I am using SQL Server 2008 R2. I tried creating a new scalar function. The function gets created and I see it in the list of scalar functions. When I try to modify function, function name is ...
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SQL Server - Best practices on debugging extremely complex stored procedures [closed]

I recently inherited a MESS of a search. It's around 10,000 lines of code in the procs/functions alone. This search is aptly named the "Standard Search." It's a proc that calls about 6 other procs, ...
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Report Server Subscription Configuration ISSUE

I Have Created A Subscription in our Development Server With below Steps. 1)Opened Report Configuration Manager and Configure Email Settings. 2) Opened Report Manager and configured a Report Data ...
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Error when restoring SQL Server 2008 R2 backup on 2012

I am trying to restore a .bak file (backup taken on SQL Server 2008 R2, compatibility level 100). I am restoring the backup on SQL Server 2012 edition. I get the below error. Unfortunately the ...