SQL Server 2008 R2 (major build version 10.50.xxxx). Please also tag with sql-server.

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Geography data type and Upgrading from 2008 r2 to SQLServer 2014

I am getting a warning about a data type called geography. Our system has 1 column of data type geography. I am trying to figure out if the upgrade will fail or just if an app may have an issue. ...
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Which column to trust about the event order in a profiler result?

Hi I recorded some events using the SQL profiler and I want to work out the exact order of what happened first. But I am having trouble in this basic task, because what ORDER BY EventSequence showed ...
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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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Transactional replication latency issue

I inherited database systems like this. Currently I have publisher database in SQL Server 2005 compatibility mode on Windows Server 2008 R2 with SQL Server 2008R2 SP2 machine. Distributor is on the ...
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What are the “GDR” vs “QFE” hotfixes for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3?

I'd always assumed that higher patch numbers were necessarily later releases, but now I'm not so sure. Looking at the SQL Server Build List for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3, there are two possible ways to ...
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Slow SQL Server 2008 R2 backups after Windows update

I recently installed a series of Windows Updates on our SQL Server 2008 R2 server. Note, these were not SQL Server updates, they were just the usual monthly Windows updates. These updates included a ...
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Migrating from SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2014

I'm migrating from SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2014. Can someone tell me if my approach will work? Current Environment: SQL Server 2008 R2 Windows 2008 R2 Steps to Migrate from SQL Server ...
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Query to extract all SQL database roles with INSERT and/or UPDATE privileges

I've taken over the support for a SQL 2008 database and there are a multitude of custom roles (25+) associated within. I'm trying to figure out which of the custom roles have the ability to perform ...
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Splitting a large table

My scenario is I look after an old system with a VB6 based front end and a SQL back end (good news, the replacement is being developed but in the meantime I need to keep this up). Now the application ...
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Fail to start sql cluster role

I have installed SQL Server using Failover Clustering on 2 nodes, running Windows Server 2012 R2 Enterprise Edition and SQL Server 2008R2 Standard SP1. Shared storage is provided by an iSCSI NAS ...
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Scenario of huge SQL Server Database backup

I use SQL Server and have a huge database with large compressed backup size (about 250 GB). The backup scenario of this database is: Create full backup at the first day of each month. Create ...
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Is the WHERE-JOIN-ORDER-(SELECT) rule for index column order wrong?

I am trying to improve this (sub-) query being part of a larger query: select SUM(isnull(IP.Q, 0)) as Q, IP.OPID from IP inner join I on I.ID = IP.IID where ...
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Powershell: Does System.Data.SqlClient.SqlDataAdapter usange in powershell need some ADO.Net installation?

In PowerShell, goal is to query some data from Sql Server and put that into a preformatted Excel file. Towards that, the following PowerShell script snippet, throws an error saying "assemblies are ...
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Multiple Database Environment with External Activator

I am trying to create an infrastructure with External Activator and MSSQL 2008 R2. Currently we have one server hosting multiple instances of a database environment: Dev, Test, and Production. We ...
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Is it worth to optimize queries with EarlyTermination Timeout?

Right after running Ola's IndexOptimize to rebuild all indexes and statistics, I cleared the data and plan cache and ran a very complex ugly query to get a baseline of it's performance. The query ...
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Best procedure to measure query optimization effects?

I could not find valuable answers or explanations to the following question: How should a procedure to test query improvements effects look like? Using SSMS I am not absolutely sure about the steps. ...
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How to prevent SSDT publishing from dropping columns

I want to create a publishing profile that DOES a complete schema comparison and publishing BUT does not drop any tables or any columns that have been removed between the old and new version. I am ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Database Diagram Error Code

I have sysadmin privileges on a SQL Server 2008 R2 server. I'm working with the development database and want to save a database diagram I created. When I try to save I get the following error ...
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DBCC CHECKDB consistency-based I/O error

Running: DBCC CHECKDB(DatabaseName) with NO_INFOMSGS gives me the following error: Msg 824, Level 24, State 2, Line 1 SQL Server detected a logical consistency-based I/O error: ...
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Joining two inline functions, slows considerably when filtering on second function

I have two inline functions that run quickly enough alone. When I left join them like this: select * from Function1(-1) F1 left join Function2(-1) F2 on F1.key = F2.key ...I get my result set in ...
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Extract string from varchar

How I can extract the substring of a string from end to beginning? I have the following text, and I need extract the last "Modificado Por" and the "Creado Por" /* CREADO POR : Wxxwww ...
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Dynamic Parameters In Pivot

I know the premise of a PIVOT() this syntax produces it perfectly for me: Select * FROM ( Select field1 ,annual ,dv As Amt FROM Testing ) x pivot ( SUM(Amt) ,for annual IN ...
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Add article to transactional publication without generating new snapshot

Using SQL 2008 R2 transactional replication with pull subscribers, when we add an article, I'd like to avoid having to create an entire snapshot (the db is ~80 GB, so this takes hours). From this ...
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Should I remove this clustered index?

I have lots of tables designed similar as the following (slightly simplified) sample. The original table on different servers has between 50,000 and 200,000 rows (around 12,000 - 150,000 pages). ...
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Transactional replication unspecified error SQL Server 2008 R2

I have a set up of Transaction Replication with the Publisher being the distributor. It works on Push mode. While replicating, more frequently for the past few weeks, the data is not being pushed to ...
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Optimising a query of an SSRS dataset

Consider the query given below: SELECT * FROM ((SELECT c.cust_id , c.username , REPLACE(qs.seg_type_ref_key_02, 'N/A', 'Non Vip') casino_group, ...
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Summing data based on distinct dates

I am trying to get an accurate count of total days a tool is out for rental. Here is a data sample: CREATE Table #tmpToolRentalDays ( ToolId BIGINT, StartDate DATETIME, ...
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Export/import data from Excel into a table with queries

I'm a newbie interested in learning and implementing things I learn. I've been working on SQL Server 2014 these days and I'm loving it. I've come across some scenario's where I would have an Excel ...
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Maintaining SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows 10

I have to run SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows 10 but it is not supported and so I am not getting any updates. Installing a later version of SQL Server is not an option. I can find all the service packs ...
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Why am I getting this ANSI warning about NULL values and aggregate functions?

This is the exact warning message: Warning: Null value is eliminated by an aggregate or other SET operation. I understand what it means in general, i.e. that there's a null value in one or more ...
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Query to get total time logged in per week

I need to find the number of hours each user is logged into an application per week. The table structure is as follows: [ID] [UserID] [Time] (datetime field) [EventType] ("login" or "logout") There ...
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Select a table's current identity from another database

How can I get the current identity of a table using OPENQUERY in SQL Server? How to select the current identity on the table from another database?
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SQL Server Standard License over written because of Report Builder Evaluation version

A colleague of mine rang me today to told me that on one of our servers the SQL Server has stopped working. If he tries to run the management studio it throws and error saying The evaluation period ...
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SQL Cluster Resources Disappear After Removing Disk Resource

In the process of removing an usused disk resource from cluster, I would follow these steps: 1) remove dependencies on the disks by the SQL Server resource, 2) take the disk resource offline, 3) ...
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Property class Length Annotation PersistedResolvableAnnotation

I am trying to deploy an ssdt project using sqlpackage.exe utility. I get the following error (in German): Fehler bei der Erstellung des Bereitstellungsplans. Die Bereitstellung kann nicht ...
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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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SQL Agent job step fails after upgrading to Powershell 5

I've not seen this issue discussed on the web, and have searched far and wide. I have a brand new HP DL380 running SQL Server 2008R2 standard. It's not yet in production, and I'm testing SQL Agent ...
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db_owner Member Can't Delete on Tables

SQL server 2008 R2. A user is part of an AD group. That AD group has a SQL account in this instance. That group has the following access to a Database: db_datareader db_datawriter db_ddladmin ...
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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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sql server cpu usage

First off all thanks for your time. I am trying to understand the CPU utilization of our server box. This is a sql 2008 r2 running Hyper-V my question is why only CPU's 0-6 are hitting hard. How can ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services: “Exception of type System.OutOfMemoryException was thrown”

When I run a report on SSRS reporting services to fetch 600000 row.. I get a error "Exception of type System.OutOfMemoryException was thrown". I read so many blog's for solving this issue but still I ...
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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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DB Mirroring setup?

I have done a SQL database mirroring setup. There is a Sql job which takes continues full database backup daily. Should I stop this job ?
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Can you use COUNT DISTINCT with an OVER clause?

I'm trying to improve the performance of the following query: UPDATE [#TempTable] SET Received = r.Number FROM [#TempTable] INNER JOIN (SELECT AgentID, ...
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SQL Server group is missing after installation of SQL Server 2008 R2

I've installed SQL Server 2008 R2 and defined a local network service account to run the MSSQLSERVER service. Now I'd like to change the running user to a domain user. I know that this domain user ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Transaction Counts

Good Afternoon, We have a pretty big SQL Box 32proc 128gb. We had a change in our environment, not sure what exactly change, db/code. We're investigating that aspect as well. One of the things ...
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Uninstalling MS SQL Server 2008 R2 Ported from an Older Laptop

I am in the process of removing software I no longer need from my Windows 10 laptop. A couple of years ago I migrated my programs and files from an older laptop using ZInstall, which brought SQL ...
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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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SQL Server 2012 In-Place Upgrade and Timing of Database Version Change

We are updating several SQL Server 2008R2 instances to SQL Server 2012 SP3 CU2. I know that the database versions will be changed from 100 to 110 during this process (e.g. once finished, the databases ...
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How to delay replication start

I'm creating a new publication for replication using the @allow_initialize_from_backup option to avoid the snapshot immediate creation and therefore locking all objects replicated on articles. The ...