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SQL 2012 CLR error: “The context transaction which was active before entering …”?

I am experience strange error with SQL 2012 and CLR: The context transaction which was active before entering user defined routine, trigger or aggregate "My routine" has been ended inside of ...
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Can not connect to HP\SQLEXPRESS [duplicate]

Can not connect to HP\SQLEXPRESS a network related or instance specific error while spablishing a connection to sql server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that instance name ...
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How to implement SQL Server Service Broker with external activator

I am trying to execute an external app using SQL Server Service Broker and the External Activator provided by Microsoft. I have created the following script: IF EXISTS (SELECT * FROM sys.databases ...
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While querying view using linked sever getting error as “Requested conversion is not supported” [on hold]

While querying a view using linked sever getting below error as: "Requested conversion is not supported." OLE DB provider "SQL11" for linked server "DB_SQL" returned message "Requested ...
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Does Disabling Page Level Locking Have an Adverse Effect on Other DBs

I got the following from a vendor about what their software (“IM”) needs: “IM needs its own SQL Server Instance if the DB is installed on a shared SQL server. This is a mandatory prerequisite because ...
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How to Replicate data between a hosted database and a local database

I have a Cloud hosted Database, maintained by a different company. Here is my scenario: Cloud Hosted Database SQL2012 - Need to connect through a VPN. We setup a local Server with with Dual NIC ...
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SQL With Multiple Condition and Column

I have 3 tables: Employee +----+--------------+--------------------+----------------+ | Id | EmployeeName | EmployeePermission | Position | ...
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Modify linked server definition (Oracle) in SQL Server 2012

I have created a linked Oracle server in SQL Server 2012 using Oracle Provider for OLE DB and TNSNAMES.ORA (the Oracle database is clustered and, as far as I know, no other connection method works ...
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Slow application performance [on hold]

We are experiencing slow application performance on a couple of apps. We are on SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition 64 GB. This is installed on a Windows 2012 R2 server. The database is without mirroring ...
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User has db_owner through AD group but cannot create table

We've setup a SQL Server 2012 Enterprise, and through certain domain user groups, users are granted access to several databases. For instance, group 'ADB' has for several databases following rights: ...
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Unable to create UNIQUE Filtered index with IGNORE_DUP_KEY = ON

I have a table , in SQL Server 2012 enterprise edition, for which I want to have a unique index with IGNORE_DUP_KEY = ON, however I only want this index (and ignoring the duplicates) to apply only to ...
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How to deal with Users Needing to Enter Mixed Data Types in MS SQL Server

I have a form in a C# application that I can't change with a data table bound to a query. The user enters a mark for a student's task or 'A' for absent. However, the person who designed this had the ...
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Error 909 restoring a database on Standard Edition

I ran into a problem with SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition (64-bit). I have rebuilt a system with the exact same specifications for software as it had been built previously (Windows 2012, SQL Server ...
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Find the source of a recurrent mass SQL edit on a server

I'll try to explain my problem as clear as possible. The server of a company I support runs many websites. This server runs Windows Server 2012 with Microsoft SQL Server 2014. Almost all of the ...
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Advice on how to improve the efficiency of a stored procedure using lots of joins

I have a stored procedure that is returning search results for items in a database grouped by customers who own them. The user performing the search is restricted as to what items they can see by ...
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SQL Server installation location [on hold]

What is the best practice recommendations for installing SQL Server 2012 or 2014 with regards the installation files location. Can the installation files location resides on the system drive or should ...
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SSIS OLEDB Command not firing triggers

Got a bit of a strange one that I can't seem to work out. We have a vendor database ( so we have no control over the table structure, foreign keys, etc...) that's on SQL Server 2012 SP2. We have a ...
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What is the correct way to rename/swap a table in production

I have two tables, tblCode and tblCodeAlternative tblCode has about 4100 rows and is used in production. tblCodeAlternative has about 4200 rows and is in the production database but not used ...
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Unable to create restore plan due to break in LSN chain

My backup plan is: Full backup - once a day Differential backup - every four hours Transaction Log backup - every 30 minutes. All database backup are stored on my computer. I add some wrong ...
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There is insufficient system memory in resource pool to run this query

Over the past year we have been suffering a situation where many different queries at the same time will fail with the following error (or a variation in a different resource Governor group): There is ...
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Do I need different linked server remote users?

I have inherited a project that uses a local Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express Edition and a central SQL Server 2012 as a backup. There may be multiple local "machines"/databases that all are linked ...
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Get start time and end time of a trip in SQL Server

I have a table that contains zone in and out information about a bus, and its structure is like this: id zoneid status datetime 1 35 IN 2016-02-02 11:36:39 2 35 OUT 2016-02-02 ...
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Could you please explain clustering in SQL server? [closed]

I'm new to clustering concepts. I would like to know more parallel processing with multiple DB nodes to have load balancing for the incoming requests. Our main goal is to achieve performance and lot ...
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Get Table Name from Transaction Log query

I can't figure out why this join isn't working to return the table name when querying the transaction log file. SELECT [Transaction ID], [Current LSN], PartitionId, sp.object_id, ...
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Selecting Distinct Rows but Counting All Rows

I have the following table: ---------------------------------------------- | ID | interestingData | timestamp | ---------------------------------------------- | 1 | 400 | ...
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'CONCAT' is not a recognized built-in function name

A client reported that they were running on SQL Server 2012, and we delivered some test queries for testing prior to a final delivery, however: 'CONCAT' is not a recognized built-in function name. ...
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Select data divided in groups evenly distributed by value

I would like to select into 4 groups the data from a table having the sum of a values in the groups as evenly distributed possible. I am sure that I am not explaining it clear enough so I will try to ...
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Updating next record [closed]

Our SQL Server 2012 application creates a routing for parts. When work is done we subtract the value from QTYREM_14 and add it to QTYCOM_14. The amount in QTYCOM_14 is mirrored to QTYCOM_14 on the ...
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Datawarehouse indexing

I have a table with nearly 6m records. The business key that identifies a unique row is quite large. Our update processing is now taking a lot longer since I added this new table for a new cube. I ...
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Getting a scan though I expect a seek

I need to optimize a SELECT statement but SQL Server always does an index scan instead of a seek. This is the query which, of course, is in a stored procedure: CREATE PROCEDURE dbo.something ...
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Generic stored procedure for results sets comparison

Some of the tasks in my team are related to stored procedure optimization. I am mainly a .NET developer, but I thought of writing a generic procedure for data comparison while procedures are being ...
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First-In and Last-Out times for Night Shift Employees

I can get FirstIn - LastOut out of Day shift employee using min and max: select UserId, [date], min(convert(char(5), [Login], 108)) as FirstIN, max(convert(char(5), LogOut,108)) as ...
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How to use SET operation in CASE clause in SQL?

I have the following structure, and I'm doing a SET operation in a CASE clause but it is producing an error: Incorrect syntax near SET Query: DECLARE @tbl_Result TABLE ( RowID INT ...
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I have created a zip file using 7z for backup but its taking time to open [closed]

I have created a zip file using 7z for backup but its taking time to open. Any possibility of making fast. Please suggest me.
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SQL Server 2012 Remote Access to Certain Users [closed]

Recently, I've started working on SQL Server 2012. As there is a risk in allowing anyone to access SQL Server remotely, I'm trying enable remote connections only to specific users within my developer ...
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Calculating multiple medians

I have defined function with table value parameter which returns median as per values passed to it. Function defined as: CREATE FUNCTION [dbo].[fn_GetMedian](@List TypeMedian READONLY) ...
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Does CREATE TABLE SomeSchema.#TempTableName have a bug?

Simple test-bed: USE tempdb; GO /* This DROP TABLE should not be necessary, since the DROP SCHEMA should drop the table if it is contained within the schema, as I'd expect it to be. */ ...
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How to select a subset from a query result

I have a query which calculates the Time Difference and Distance Between the Next and Previous Row: SELECT * FROM ( SELECT iVehicleMonitoringId AS PreviousId, ...
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why unable to execute table-valued function?

Here is table-value function I have declared like: CREATE FUNCTION fn_GetMedian(@List TypeMedian READONLY) RETURNS INT AS BEGIN RETURN ( Select ( ( ...
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How can I pass column to function in sql?

I'm calculating median as: DECLARE @TEMP TABLE ( ID INT ) Select ( ( Select Top 1 ID From ( Select Top 50 Percent ID ...
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Can I install 32-bit SQL Server 2008R2 drivers on Windows Server 2012?

We have a 32-bit app built using Powerbuilder that needs to connect to SQL Server 2012, but the version of Powerbuilder used by the application can only connect to SQL Server up to version 2008R2. We ...
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Multi Subnet Availability Group IP Requirement for Windows Failover Cluster

Does the Windows Failover Cluster for a multi-subnet SQL Server Availability Group require a static IP entry for each subnet? The instructions I am finding for a Failover Cluster Instance (FCI) in a ...
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SQL Server 2012 - log shipping issue

I'm sort of new to SQL Server so bear if the doubts are silly. I have configured log shipping for my DR purpose. SQL Server 2012 is the version. Today I encountered the following error in my log ...
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SQL Server Service Broker - CHECKDB found consistency errors, how could this happen?

I encountered a weird SQL Server Service Broker consistency problem, namely I have a queue that holds messages (status=1, Ready to receive) which are lying there for a very long time. In the ...
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Shrinking a SQL Server Transaction Log

I’m currently having to deal with a SQL Server transaction log that has got out of control. Disclaimer: I’m not a dba and this isn’t my area of expertise so please bear with me. Currently I have a ...
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Getting error “must declare the scalar variable” in SQL function even though it is declared

I am altering function like: ALTER FUNCTION [dbo].[fn_CalculateListing](@Listing TypeListingDatePrice READONLY) RETURNS TypePreviousListingResult AS BEGIN DECLARE @tbl_ListingDateDetails ...
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Difference installing SQL Server 2014 on stand alone vs. VM Cluster [closed]

I have installed SQL Server many times on standalone servers with DASD and SAN storage allocated to it. We have a new Hyper-V Virtual machine Cluster set up for us by a third party IT shop. I am ...
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If my Data, Log and Tempdb drives are on the same LUN, are they using 1 physical drive?

My SQL Server Data, Log and TempDB resides on different logical drives. But when I check the drive properties under Hardware tab, their location are located on the same Port, Bus, Target ID and LUN. ...
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How to run SQL services on NT SERVICE\MSSQLSERVER account if it is running earlier on LocalSystem

Recently just for experimental puprose, I have relocated the default (C:...) data\log file paths in server settings to new location (G:\DBA). Then I've moved the previously existing db's data\log ...
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SQL Server 2012 Express Service Pack 2 - installation error 0x84B40001

I'm trying to install SQL Server 2012 Express Service Pack 2 through command line: SQLEXPR_x86_ENU.exe /ACTION=Install /HIDECONSOLE /FEATURES=SQL /INSTANCENAME=SQLEXPRESS /SECURITYMODE=SQL ...