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Replace/upgrade mirrored server hardware

We are deploying new VMs for a mirrored database that is in high safety mode with automatic failover and also going from SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2008R2. Most of the documentation I've come ...
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How to do housekeep the database in sql server 2008 by specific date range?

I have database with around 160 GB size. The database contains the data is from 2013 to until today, there are 180 tables, I want to remove the records in specific date range like 2013 to 2014 in all ...
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reading content of master database at a different server

I have a query for example select * from sys.databases select * from sys.configurations I believe this information is stored at master database. I would like to have a look at configuration ...
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How to Create Aggregate function in SQL Server 2008

My requirement is to create concatenate function so I am trying to create Aggregate function as shown CREATE AGGREGATE [dbo].[Concatenate] (@value [NVARCHAR](MAX)) RETURNS[NVARCHAR](MAX) EXTERNAL ...
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How to include concatenated values in a dynamic pivot column value?

I am extending a dynamic pivot query. The original query works fine. In the second query, instead of displaying the date as a value for the pivot column, I would like to display a concatenated column. ...
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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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Combining multiple-row data into a single row

I have a table that has columns like following ID Number Value1 User1 Value2 User2 Value3 User3 -- ------ ------ ----- ------ ----- ------ ------ 1 123 0 Jack 1 123 ...
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Slow-running query returns incomplete resultset

So I'm trying to get some data from an SQL Server 2008 instance, the query is quite simple in structure but it has an extremely poor performance, it takes just under a minute to retrieve a bit over 1,...
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Foreign key not working

This is a very basic foreign Key issue, I presume. Unfortunately I am not a dba so it is a bit baffling to me. I have two tables, Report and Request. The Report table has a primary key of [RP_ID], ...
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SQL current timestamp

I have made a featureclass for a utility company where they can register measures set up to mitigate problems with rats, called "mitigation measure". From this feature class it is possible to state if ...
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Setting up SQL Server to handle queries from external domains

I am not a SQL Server admin. I have tried to google this but can't seem to use the right words to get the right info and they all talk about remote connections to a SQL Server in terms of admin and ...
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Why is FORCE JOIN option slowing down query and forcing execution plan to sort prior to joining tables?

I'm linking Orders data with the Results data for those orders. Here's the SQL query for joining and selecting the ; with orders as ( select o.*, otr.*, oo.* from Order o inner join ...
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Import .bak into SQL Server 2008 Management Studio

I have a custom program that uses a database. I have little knowledge of servers but the way it works is by using a "local" server in the same computer as the one where the program is installed. I am ...
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How to manually invalidate a pull merge replication snapshot from the publisher

XY Problem background info: I have a pull replication publisher in which I want to add or alter a index and have those changes be applied to the subscriber. The solution to that problem I would like ...
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How to get paged resultset from a table?

I am trying to get paged resultset from a table (Notes). So, I am passing the last offset id (@LastOffset) value along with the page size (@Count). My approach to achieving this is: Sort the table ...
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SQL Server log for revoke statements

I am trying to figure if SQL Server has a feature to log when a user fires statements as revoke, delete from, etc. It would be great to see which user has fired the command, date and time, and which ...
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Security access to a table

I have a database and table dbo.Test_Table, with list of Users under Security -> Users. those users have access to all the tables in my database. I would like to know how do I assign certain users to ...
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Can a database restore fail after it has begun?

I've noticed that a lot of times if a database restore is going to fail, it will fail before it even starts restoring in SQL Server 2008 Management Studio (displaying an error about space or something ...
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SQL export select statement to Excel using script

I have a project that requires me to create a script for migration between test and live data-bases. What i want to do is create an extract from the test database into an excel sheet or a txt file ...
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Howto transfer tracefile into a trace table without loosing the sort order?

I have traced some data into a trace table into Sql Server using the Profiler GUI. This table has the following structure: It contains the SQL statements as well as execution plans in the TEXTDATA ...
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Query distinct emails not logged in within a period of time

I need help in writing a query to return distinct emails that have not logged into ABC database in the past 5 months. The exact task I have been asked is as following: Create a table in ABC ...
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CMDEXEC The process could not be created for step… (reason: Access is denied). The step failed

I have created a job to test executing a CmdExec step. The job step is simply executing a batch file with dir as the command. The job is executing as the SQL Server service account. This account ...
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SQL Server accepting Access queries?

I am currently working on migrating a legacy codebase from VB6 and Access to VB.NET and SQL Server. I have run the Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant successfully and populated a SQL server ...
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Sql Server Security Scenario

I need some advice/help... I need to implement database security in some Databases but I don't know how to do that with this given scenario... Using LDAP Auth We have Table1 In Table1 one we have ...
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Determining CPU Usage of last week

We got a production issue last week (high CPU spike) on 25-Feb due to which server reboot was performed but ticket landed our DBA queue just today for analysis on CPU spike. Could you pls help me in ...
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Accessing Registered Servers over Excel

With DBs in different countries, different servers but same structure, I have created registered server to access them when running certain queries for reports on SSMS. Thus far this is ok. However, I ...
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SQL Server authentication failed after server promote

we recently promoted a Windows 2008R2 server to domain controller. We then found that it hosted a SQL Server 2008R2 Express database instance. If we try to login to the DB with the domain admin ...
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Filter Data to different data files on SQL server

I'm sure this is possible but I have no idea how or where to find the information on how to do it. Scenario: I have a reporting database (on SQL2008R2) which is split up into multiple file groups ...
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Syncing Database to Application (polling)

I have created a windows application that uses a MS SQL 2008 database server. There are two types of the application: 1) Client Application 2) Host Application The client application is able to ...
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ERROR: Failed to convert parameter value from a String to a DateTime

I have faced this error: Failed to convert parameter value from a String to a DateTime when trying to pass multiple selected dates from checkboxlist to my parameter to be used in sql. I have tried ...
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Using SHRINKDATABASE to shrink a Database by a certain amount

I have a database which the users are going to do some data cleansing on. They should do this every 6 months but have left it for 18 months. After they have cleansed the data I want to shrink the ...
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Do we have logging feature for SQL AUDIT like we have it for transaction and error logs in SQL server 2008?

Do we have logging feature for SQL AUDIT like we have it for transaction and error logs in SQL server 2008 ????
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Microsoft SQL Server partitioning with on premise server

I'm planning for a small hosted ASP.NET application which uses a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 database. One of the users which uses the application doesn't want his data to be stored in a remote database ...
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DB Permission: User can drop only their created db's?

I want to set permission against a user, which can create database and drop on their created databases neither any database. Any idea/suggestion ?
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Building test site, update dates (back date records)

I have 3 tables that all connect and I need to back date them in an MS SQL 2008 setting. I was thinking about how to do this and not sure if I am on the correct path. The big problem I have is I have ...
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SQL update next row in select

I have ran into a problem with SQL. I have a list with car and mileage data. What I need to do is for the empty fields to calculate data. Each row has a field for KM (mileage in KM metric unit), ...
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Subtract next row's datetime with current row's datetime based on condition

It might sound complex - I think it is. I have an output like this: | EmployeeID| DateAndTime | Type | AbsenceID | DateEntered | LastModifiedDate | minutes | DN | | ...
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How to split a multivalued column, do a lookup and update another column?

This is a part of my previous question. How can I achieve the following for all the records in my table using a single query? SET @TeamMembers = TeamMembers from tblProjects where ID = '125' ...
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Maintaining multiple build versions of asp .net / SQL Server applications

We have new versions of .net applications deployed every week for testing given in form of new build files. Can any one suggest how I can maintain many versions of the builds without having to keep ...
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migrating legacy databases from SQL Server 2000 via SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2012: users and logins

I have some legacy SQL Server 2000 databases to migrate to SQL Server 2012. In my dry run, I have done this: I created empty databases of the same names in SQL Server 2008. Then I backed up the SQL ...
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Un-attaching SPL 2008 BD not willing to Attach

I have a 5 year old SQL Server 2008 database. There are actually 3 databases NL_Dev NL_Test NL_Prod Each has a log file. We have been using the development database, but all three seam to be ...
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Select Query takes more than a minute to retrieve data

I have a table that has 99 columns, all of them are not needed but they were there when we started. There is a Primary Key (Objectuid) which is a GUI and has the Clustered Index on the PK. The Table ...
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Migration script fires 'The data definition language (DDL) command cannot be executed at the Subscriber'

Yesterday I had run a migration script, produced by Visual Studio 2008 schema compare option, on a SQL Server 2008 database. It had run correctly. But today, when I executed the same script, it threw ...
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Why the operation is not rolled back?

I have the following code in a trigger (AFTER INSERT, UPDATE): BEGIN IF @@TRANCOUNT > 0 ROLLBACK TRANSACTION; RAISERROR('Does not allow modifications in the past', 16, 1); RETURN; END; ...
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Error while configuring mirroring, Microsoft SQL Server, error : 1418

I have a SQL Server 2008 Enterprise SP1 installed on my both principle and mirror server. SQL Server and SQL Server agent service is also started by same ID having sysadmin rights. But when I am ...
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Working out Duplicated Data in a Customer Data Base

I have a database in SQL2008 of customers, There is an ID number for the customer. What im trying to do is to create a NEWID field. We have duplicated customers that have different ID fields, I am ...
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Prevent gaps while using Identity/sequence object in sql server

I have a table and I am trying to insert values in it. I want to prevent gaps in the primary key column. For primary column I have tried using Identity / sequence objects. I know that this is ...
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syspolicy_purge_history job failed at step 3

In one of my SQL Server 2008 sp1 standalone instances, syspolicy_purge_history job is fails at step 3 Erase Phantom System Health Records. Below is the command - (Get-Item SQLSERVER:\SQLPolicy\...
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Issues after applying Sql 2008 sp4, 'sqlagent100_msdb_upgrade.sql'

The build version was 2008Std.2531 went to apply SP4 and the upgrade would not complete preventing the engine to come on line. After some assistance and using the -t902 the engine is up but the SP is ...
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SQL statement for comparing actual products and plan products

I need some helps for writing SQL statements to compare count of actual products and plan by like below 2 Input tables: CREATE TABLE PRODUCT_PLAN ( PRODUCT NVARCHAR(50), START_TIME ...