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Why is SSMS 2008 prompting me “if you are certain that you have added all the necessary full-text catalogs, click OK”

When I try to attach a database in SQL Server Management Studio 2008 (SSMS), I get prompted by this message: If you are certain that you have added all the necessary full-text catalogs, click OK. ...
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Create SSIS package to copy data between SQL Server 2008 installs on different machines?

I'm new to the whole SSIS world. I'm trying to create a process to copy data between SQL Server 2008 environments. I want to be able to run a job to export data from my prod database and then use that ...
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SQL Server 2008: NULL SID for WINDOWS_USER in sys.database_principals

Has anyone ever seen anything like this before? I have a WINDOWS_LOGIN AD user that has a record in sys.server_principals with a SID and can login fine. But in a few databases, they have a record in ...
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The time stamp counter of CPU on scheduler id 13 is not synchronized with other CPUs

On one of our production server, SQL Server log is continuously showing the following error: The time stamp counter of CPU on scheduler id 13 is not synchronized with other CPUs. What does it ...
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SQL Server SSIS issue retrieve data when i enter into login of server side?

can any one try solve my problem here i am facing a problem Failed to retrieve data when i enter into login of server side here is the error message TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio ...
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SSIS - Derive column values based on join/subselect from a non-table source

I have a flat file source that contains a lot of duplicate records, which have the same key fields but differ by their "changed date". I need to split this up into two outputs, one for the "latest" ...
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going from heirarchical XML to heirarchical SQL tables then SQL to c# objects to go to user view, how should I store the data in the databases?

Hi I'm getting my data from a web service using their getData call and it comes in as fairly chunky heirarchical XML, first everything all at once, like <allData> <product1> ...
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Change tracking on, but columns not tracking

In SQL 2008, I have change tracking turned on both on the database and table levels, with column tracking turned on at the table level. The CHANGETABLE(CHANGES...) function returns the expected ...
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Is it normal for the SQL Server Profiler SP:StmtCompleted event to give 0 duration?

I'm trying to diagnose a slow running stored procedure in SQL Server. The procedure is quite long and complicated. I have been trying to figure out which statement is causing the issue. I have run a ...
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Could not open File Control Bank (FCB) for invalid file ID X when restoring from snapshot

We have a scenario in which we, during integration tests, make a backup of an existing database and restore it under a new name. We then create a snapshot of our "new" database. After each test we ...
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Why am I getting this network error when setting up database mirroring?

I have two servers, one in the Portsmouth, NH datacenter, one in the Kansas City datacenter, same domain. Trying to set up mirroring. First, does it matter that one server has Windows 2008R2 server ...
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SqlException (0x80131904): Cannot open database

We keep getting the error SqlException (0x80131904): Cannot open database in our environment. We are sure the connectionstring used is correct. The user has the necessary permissions in the database ...
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Window function vs group by method: find value for MAX ID

I'm trying to understand the performance issue with Window function when i select value for MAX ID --Old group By method SELECT tj.MainProcedure , tj.StartTime , tj.EndTime , ...
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What is the most effective way to manage a community table with one customizable flag?

Fair warning I do not have dba training or anything of the like but I am managing a rather large web app database. I know the basics but I'm not sure how to handle this latest scenario. Setup I ...
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Backing up / restoring a 20GB database with images stored as binary code

Please excuse me as I am a beginner. I am trying to backup and restore a 20GB database from a SQL Server 2012 to another SQL Server 2014, but I have come across the following issues: The developers ...
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Index comparison

On my Production server (SQL2008) I have a query that returns suggestions of indexes. SELECT * FROM sys.dm_db_missing_index_groups g INNER JOIN sys.dm_db_missing_index_group_stats gs on ...
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Change SSIS package location

My SSIS Package are located in shared drive with a long path name. To make the packages easier and not to remember long path name, I use "Map my network drive" option and use X: drive as an alias to ...
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How to manage old replication issue

Background We are using SQL Server 2008 and we had a merge replication configured (before i joined the company). After that they stopped using it and the didn't delete it and configured transactional ...
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CPU Time Slower in SQL Server 2014 than in SQL Server 2008

We’re upgrading a virtualized database server from an old SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard (vmware) to a new shiny SQL Server 2014 Standard server (hyper-v). We were doing some performance testing and to ...
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Two servers with the same exact specs taking way different times to run the same query

I have 2 servers with the same exact specs: Test Server and Production Server The same exact database with the same exact data is on both of these servers. I remote into each server using remote ...
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Unicode character replication MSSQL to MYSQL in Symmetric DS

I'm doing replication from MSSQL to MYSQL using symmetricds and it is working fine. Now , the problem is: In the SQL Server table , I have a column defined as NVARCHAR(20) which accepts unicode ...
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Database engine installation failed

Being asked to implement an application for purchasing management, the database managing system which I have to install, is SQL Server 2008. I am having some issues while installing the main ...
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Moved tempdb, now File 'tempdev2' does not exist

I moved the tempdb first locating the files: use master select name, physical_name from sys.master_files where database_id = DB_ID('tempdb'); GO then I moved each file: use master go alter ...
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How Columns_update() Function Works in Trigger To Find Updated Columns Name

I am in confuse about trigger function Columns_Update(). i Have Basic Idea about this function that it returns a varbinary and it is use to get updated Columns in Trigger even i have Find The code ...
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SQL Server 2008: DoMiniDump () encountered error (0x80004005) - Unspecified error

We're running a SQL Server 2008 database and are getting the following output(error?) in our logs: 06/23/2015 21:56:41,Server,Unknown,Process 214:0:42 (0x73b0) Worker 0x0000000BB2CC61A0 appears to be ...
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Export using BCP as ASCII text

I have a script that stores data in a temporary table to be exported by running BCP using xp_cmdshell. The trouble is that BCP insists on exporting the data in Unicode and I need it to be in ASCII. ...
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Schedule data from instance to instance have I maxed out tableDiff

We have a process which uses tableDiff. From one SQL Server 2008 R2 instance to another identical instance. It has worked very well for a long time! I have a situation where one table now has ...
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How to create a Linked Server from SQL Server 2008 to DB2?

( This is an edit...the real post was really big ) I'm having problem with my SQL Server 2008 to DB2 linked server. I'm getting this error: TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio The ...
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How to mark loser as winner in p2p replication conflict resolution

We have sql server 2008 databases in 2 different regions that are p2p replicated. Now we can see there are some unresolved conflicts - most of them update/delete conflicts. The way our system is ...
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How I can read errors that occurred in the BBDD as processes incomplete in MS-SQL?

How I can to recognize the processes that failed on the SQL Server/bd, processes that any user run/exec. For example the last rollback occurred in the bd after some process failed. Would reading ...
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Dynamic Paramterized Replication to a PUSH subscription

I have a publication that I want to filter by suser_sname() filter. This works perfectly fine when I'm using a pull subscription. However, I need to use a push. How do reflect this suser_sname() as ...
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tempdb contention issue and excessive pagewrites/s

Still removing the rust from my SQL Server skills, so please bear with some stupid questions here and there... Customer has a SQL Server 2008 R2 running in an Azure VM with 8 cores and 14GB RAM. ...
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Inserts/updates are extremely slow with Merge Replication in SQL Server 2008

I got hired into a new company and they had merge replication already in place. They have had issues with it to the point I have to evaluate whether to keep it or replace it. The main issue is it ...
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When does SQL Server follow the Minimum Password Age policy?

According to this SQL Server 2008 whitepaper, SQL Server should only pay attention to the Minimum Password Age policy when the Check_Expiration (Enforce Password Expiration) option is turned on. Page ...
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Using loops inside Openrowset

I'm trying to execute a query across around 200 servers using openrowset function. This function needs to execute in a loop - the query is sucessfull in SQL Server 2012 environments, but failing in ...
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Rebuild/Re-organize index and Update statistics in SQL server

For many of the sql servers we have seen that the SQL agent Maintenance job first runs the re-indexing and later as a second step it update stats with full scan. I want to figure out if auto update ...
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Are there limits to SSRS 2014 RDL files going over to SSRS 2008 (or 2012)?

Is there any incompatibility with reports developed in SQL Server SSRS 2014, and then exported to .RDL files that will be imported into SQL Server 2008?
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Renaming databases vs backing up and restoring

I am creating a copy of Database A, restoring as database b, executing a job on database b. Upon successful execution, I would like to delete the database A and rename the database B to what the ...
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Defragmentation of SQL Server 2008 indexes

I am having issues defragmenting indexes. I keep using the various defragmentation methods for defragmenting a SQL Server index such as DBCC INDEXDEFRAG and DBCC DBReIndex, but none seem to be ...
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Why database replication fails when database mirroring is broken?

I'm trying to understand what effect database mirroring can have on replication in SQL Server 2008. Here is current environment: (don't ask me why it was done this way or to change it) Server A: SQL ...
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SQL Server 2014 upgrade

I currently have websites running on SQL Server 2008 R2 - this is the version I also have installed on my own machine. I'm looking at moving my websites to a different provider, however they only run ...
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Any caveats using SQL Server 2008 CDC off replicated tables?

Main TRX System ---- Replicated to ---> "Archive" --- CDC/ETL --> Some NOSQL DB... For performance reasons we never run any ETL off the main transnational system only off the archive. I ...
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SQL: Dynamic Pivot Column, In the column's row value How to get Top 1 value

In my following query I need to get the top 1st record's value in pivot row value. So basically I get all parts and if there is a service entry with that part and a revision number I used that ...
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SQLServer dependency graph and performance

I have a large stored procedure running on SQLServer2008 to produce a report on the previous day's data. It rehashes data from 12 tables, including a lot of ORDER by date and CASTS. Among others, it ...
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Measure fragmentation of a single index?

We are measuring the impact of different defrag approaches that we do one index at a time. How do we query to see fragmentation of a single index, by index name (or table + index). This is on SQL ...
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SQL named instance cannot be connected by a specific user

SQL server 2008 R2. It has default instance running and a couple of named instance. - I can connect to both default instance and named instances. - User can connect to default instance but he is not ...
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Update on a small table times out

We use Microsoft SQL Server Express Edition with Advanced Services 2008 R2 SP2 We have two locations. Each location has one sql server that serves about 20 client computers. Client computers are ...
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Cross Server and Instance Login SSIS SID or ID Issues

I have some challenging login/SID/ID issues with authentication between databases on separate instances and servers. We have a Development, Test, Pre-Production and Production server/instance ...
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sqlcmd returning NUL instead of NULL for tinyint column

sqlcmd -E -d MyDatabase -Q "sp_helpsubscription" -s "," -o file.csv -W -u Column 23 which is suppose to be a tinyint (subscriber_type) is output as NUL instead of NULL when the value is NULL. I ...
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Different Execution Plans Picked for Similar Queries

Thank you in advance for reading it. This question is kind of long and need a little patience to read. I will provide as much details as I can to void interference factors to solve this problem. ...