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Why is table variable forcing an index scan while temp table uses seek and bookmark lookup?

I am trying to understand why using a table variable is preventing the optimizer from using an index seek and then bookmark lookup versus an index scan. Populating the table: CREATE TABLE dbo.Test ...
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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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Inserting Master database data into my database table

I put a trigger on one table on update, and I want to insert the last 15 executed queries into a table. Last executed queries are in the MASTER database as SELECT top(15) dest.text AS [Query] ...
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How to merge consecutive record pairs over a table?

I have a table where I need to merge consecutive record pairs (when ordered by id, data and from). Note that for pairs being merged, the first row's prevfrom is NULL and the second row's nextto is ...
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DBCC CheckDB run into early hardware failure

Our production database server (SQL 2008 R2 Enterprise on Windows Server 2008 R2 DC) run into a strange error during its nightly DBCC CheckDB (Prod_DB) since late June. The same job had been running ...
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How do I merge similar records with different validity dates?

The table I am working on has three components: An ID column (primary key in another table) Some data columns Date valid from/to columns. Values: ID Data From To 1 a ...
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SQL Server Max memory limit

I have my SQL Server 2008 R2 installed running on 32GB ram. I need to decrease the limit SQL Server uses to 28 GB and I have set the same to 28GB but it is still taking more. I have seen posts saying ...
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Exporting data in Sql Server 2008 [on hold]

I have Sql server backup file but it does not contain any extension. I checked it after removing hiding option for known types. It does not contain any extension except name. But in type option of ...
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Should I restore without the log file?

I need to restore a SQL Server database with/without the log file. This is for a reporting system and when I restore the log file it is sometimes 8x larger then the data file. I am restoring this once ...
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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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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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Hosting SQL Server and SSIS/SSRS in same VM

I have SSIS / SSRS and large number of databases currently being hosted on the same prod server (SQL1, SQL Server 2008R2). Since SQL1 already has SSRS/SSIS installed, would it be a good option to ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Mirroring issues

I have this very frustrating problem that I've been trying to figure out for almost a week now. I have two SQL Server 2008 R2 STD w/SP3 box running on Windows 2012 R2 with two instances each, Server1 ...
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Plan Cache Pages by Database in SQL Server 2008R2

Is it possible to get a break down of how many plan cache pages are being used per database? Perfmon seems to only have the total for the server, but maybe there is a DMV with more detail? Also, does ...
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How to copy non clustered indexes in transactional replication

I create transactional replication ,but forget to include non clustered indexes and now my subscriber have only clustered indexes (primary key) and I want to transfer all nonclustered indexes to ...
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Cannot use SQLCMD

I have started SQL Server in single user mode like this: c:\....\sqlservr -m When I try to connect to it with SQLCMD -E, I get the following error: Msg 18461, Level 14, State 1, Server SERVERNAME, ...
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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 ...
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SQL Server compatibility with New TLS Standards

The major browsers are moving beyond SSL3.0 and TLS1.0 . The PCI Security Council has declared an end-of-life date for these protocols to be considered sufficiently strong encryption. We need to ...
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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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Should setting up SQL Server transactional replication require schema locks on published articles?

I'm attempting to setup transactional replication in a production environment. When adding columns to an article (calling sp_articlecolumn stored procedure), it appears to want to lock the published ...
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Database defragmentation and autogrowth settings

We do have some maintenance plan for our SQL Server 2008 r2 express. Every month we do de-fragmentation of the database if any table has page count more than 50 for any table and average fragmentation ...
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Follow up to: SQL Server 2008 R2: Problems after computer name change

The Original question can be found here: SQL Server 2008 R2: Problems after computer name change I need to know if there is a way to modify the script found in the original question to allow for ...
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How to increase performance in Cross Database operations?

We currently have a SQL Server 2008R2 being accessed by a legacy ASP application. Among different processes, one of them essentially SELECTs data from one database and INSERTs (or UPDATEs) them into ...
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Transactions Log fails to shrink / release vfl [duplicate]

The past two nights, our nightly index job has caused our log drive to fill up. We complete log file backups every 15 minutes, and the log file still grew to 250GB. This is a SQL Server 2008R2 SP3 ...
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microsoft sql server schema [on hold]

From blog.sqlauthority.com: Protecting ISV database access: in custom ISV (Independent Software Vendor) applications, the database schemas are usually complex, and in the case of applications such ...
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How to FETCH from a cursor into a table variable?

I have a cursor defined as: DECLARE idCursor CURSOR FOR SELECT DISTINCT [id], [data] FROM #tempTable And I have a variable defined as: DECLARE @currentId TABLE ( ...
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SQL Server DR scenario

I have a SQL server A and B which is production databases. The DR of production 'A' is production db 'B' and DR of production db 'B' is production db 'A'. DR feature that is used is log shipping. All ...
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Why RECOMPILE doesn't fix parameter sniffing, but local variables does?

SQL Server 2008 R2 A developer was asking me about why his procedure wasn't running, but the query was ok. When I run the query, it was fast.But running the procedure, it was executing forever. ...
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SQL Server 2008 Triggers and Merge Replication

I am trying to have a trigger fire when the Merge agent inserts or deletes data into / from a table. It is supposed to insert data into a report table for use with SSRS. I DO NOT have the "NOT FOR ...
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Monitoring external Oracle db, creating changes locally to SQL Server

I have a local mirror database of an external database that our vendor provides us read access to. Occasionally they add columns and/or table to their database. The addition of columns used to play ...
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SSIS unpivot returns different results when run via a SQL agent job

I hope someone can help me. I have an SSIS package which grabs data from an excel (.xls) file, unpivots it from a rubbish format into a 'proper' format, transfers it to a SQL server 2008 R2 db, and ...
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SQL Server Mirroring and automatic failover - why don't all DBs failover to the mirror?

On SQL Server 2008 R2, I'm mirroring 20 databases on my SharePoint SQL Server with a witness, high-safety. All mirrored DBs have the default mirroring_connection_timeout = 10. And, occasionally, a ...
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How can I reduce the Initial Size of a LOG file?

I've inherited a SQL Server 2008r2 database; the Data file was created with an initial size of 1,000 mb, but the Transaction Log has an initial size of 28,016 mb. No backups were being performed. ...
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optimizing paging in a stored procedure

I have the following SQL command which is built inside a stored procedure according to input parameters: SELECT DISTINCT * FROM ( SELECT DISTINCT TOP @displayLength * FROM ( ...
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bring the output into single column from a table as vertical order [closed]

Name Age Type City Tom 20 life null tim null motor UK john 55 null USA I need Output as Tom 20 life Tim motor UK John 55 USA
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SQL Server - Alter table vs drop and create

Our database is SQL Server 2008 R2. We have some tables that have some varchar(500) columns that I want to switch to datetime2 or bigint. I can guarantee all the data in the columns to be switched are ...
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Trace to find “error messages”( SQL Server 2008 R2 )

I'm using this config, trying to find error when a certain host executes a task ( it runs inside a software ): The user says that the software is running, but it's not updating what it needs to ...
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For XML PATH error (SQL Server 2008 R2) [closed]

I have a big query (if necessary I will post it here) and I'm getting this error: Msg 6841, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 FOR XML could not serialize the data for node 'NoName' because it contains ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster installation error

I was trying to install SQL Server Cluster (Launch wiard to install single node SQL Server 2008 R2 faliover cluster) .. The setup checks displayed no error and the installation started after all the ...
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SQL Server 2008 Replication “between retries” or “worker thread no available”

All our existing servers are in SQL 2008 and I am in the process of upgrading to SQL 2014 and as well moving SAN to different SAN storage. As part of it I have to upgrade my distributor. We got ...
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restore multiple .trn logs in SQL 2008 R2 [duplicate]

I am using SQL server 2008 R2 and need to restore 36 .trn logs to a database. I have restored the first 4 using the restore transaction log functionality in SSMS (right click database > tasks > ...
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Select columns dynamically from sql server table

Lets say I have a table that actually store record which looks like Create Table dbo.Info ( SN int primary key identity(1,1), FirstName nvarchar(50) not null, LastName nvarchar(50) not null, ...
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How to resolve Error 7311 returned by a job running against a linked server?

I have a job and a linked server. The job was working fine for a while, but recently I started getting this error message and I couldn't find a soloution for this. Executed as user: ... Cannot ...
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Restore a large number of transaction logs

I'm using SQL Server 2008 R2, and I need to restore 36 .trn logs to a database. I have restored the first 4 using the restore transaction log functionality in SSMS (right-click database > tasks > ...
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Login failure error log when querying Central Management Server group

I am querying a group under a Central Management Server, which results in the following being logged to the SQL Server Error Log. Error: 18456, Severity: 14, State: 38. Login failed for user ...
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SQL Server restore full backup + partial differential backups

I created a full backup of my database using SQL Server Management Studio wizard, and then I perform differential partial backup each day via cmd to the same file. SQL Server version is 2008 R2. ...
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Are there security vunerabilites/implications with SQL Mail, currently using SQL Server 2008 R2

I am an accidental DBA and responsible for series of data load jobs. I would like to use SQL Mail for altering me to job failures. SQL Mail is not currently turned on are there security concerns in ...
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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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Passing DEFAULT value into new SqlParameter() [migrated]

How can i pass DEFAULT value into stored procedure in MVC4 .NET ? I have this code return Database.SqlQuery<Program>( "spGetProgram @p1,@p2,@p3,@p4", new ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 : LDF file size not increasing

I am using SQL Server 2008 R2. I have a table statDB of 100 GB in primary filegroup. I have created a secondary filegroup in same database (Lab1) and created a table copyStatDB. Now I start copy ...