This tag is for SQL Server 2012, major build version 11.00.xxxx.

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How to add an article to existing replication

This is the first time I am going to add tables to replication. I have outlined the below steps to add a new table to existing replication. Please correct me if I am wrong. The table is just created ...
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Find out who ran a query using transaction log backups

We have a SQL Server 2012 Enterprise database running in Full Recovery Model with transaction log backups running every minute. A query was run last night which means we need to recover data from a ...
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SQL Server 2012 installation failure An error occurred for a dependency of the feature causing the setup process for the feature to fail

I am installing SQL Server 2012 Developer (from ISO image written on DVD), my machine has Windows 7 (Edit: Windows 7 with service pack 1) and it already has SQL Express and SQL 2008 R2 Express ...
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Restoring master database

I am trying to restore master database, when I set the server to single mode user I am unable to connect I get the error below. Sqlcmd: Error: Microsoft SQL Server Native Client 11.0 : Login ...
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How to test a SQL Server 2012 Cryptographic Provider

One of the nodes in my SQL Server 2012 availability group has been having problems with an external cryptographic provider. It's current separate from the rest of the availability group and can't be ...
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How best to index large table with many index keys

In our datawarehouse load, we bring data in the following manner. 1. from source to stage 2. stage to a consolidation layer 3. from consolidation layer to operational data store (ODS) ...
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MAXTRANSFERSIZE setting causes restore to fail

I have a database that seems to be functioning fine with no apparent errors except that any full backup taken is broken - attempting a restore fails with an error "RESTORE detected an error on page ...
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Linked Server from SQL Server to SSAS not working - what is missing?

I have a SQL Server 2012 Standard edition sp1 that has ssas also installed. From this server I create a linked server to a ssas server called BIREPLON1, but when I try to access it, I get the error ...
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Unable to call sp_start_job from website only

I have an agent job that I'm trying to use to kick off an SSIS package via a web page. I have configured my web site running in an application pool as user X. When I invoke sp_start_job as use X ...
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Is there a way to minimally log insert under Always on?

I have a primary database in FULL recovery mode which is part of Always On group. Is there a way to minimally log insert operation under FULL recovery model? I have a process that is executed each ...
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SQL Server 2012 slower than 2008

I migrated a large website and database from an older server (Windows 2008 / SQL Server 2008 / 16 GB RAM / 2 x 2.5 GHz Quad Core / SAS disks) to a newer, much better server (Windows 2008 R2 / SQL ...
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Recover registered servers in SQL Server Management Studio 2012

My computer died so it's be reinstalled. Previously I had SQL Server 2008 R2 installed. On the new system I have SQL Server 2012. I have the old RegSrvr.xml file (that contains the list of ...
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Trigger firing when it shouldn't

I have the following trigger: CREATE TRIGGER SalaryCannotDecrease ON Employees AFTER UPDATE AS IF EXISTS ( SELECT * FROM inserted, deleted WHERE inserted.Salary ...
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Foreign Key Error [closed]

Getting this error on my database and I don't know how to fix it: Msg 547, Level 16, State 0, Line 1 The INSERT statement conflicted with the FOREIGN KEY constraint ...
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Adding a distributor for availability groups

According to this MSDN article, I need to add a distributor. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh710046(v=sql.110).aspx I'm confused by this particular statement: The distributor should not be ...
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ODBC connection for testing Availability Group Listener

I am having difficulty verifying my Availability Group Listener configuration. I would like to create an ODBC connection which points to the listener. When I configure the system DSN and try to test ...
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SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services: “Unable to connect to the remote server”

I am trying to install SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services on Windows Server 2008, but all the web interface says after adding the feature and confirming all the default settings in Reporting Services ...
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non clustered index on same table but the order is different?

I have one table it has 5 columns like col1...col5 . i need to create non clustered index on col2,col3,col4. I did .. then my boss is asking me create one more non clustered index on col4,col3,col2 ...
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sys.sp_audit_write Procedure not available

I am trying to execute the audit write procedure but it can't be found. I have looked in master for it in the system procedures list and confirmed it isn't there. Does anyone know why this might be? I ...
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SQL Server 2012 how to create new schema from existing database selecting only subset of database objects?

I'm looking for a way to create new schema from existing database selecting only subset of database objects. I.e. I want to have some "database representation" which only includes subset of tables ...
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How SQL Server agent calculates next run date for a job

I am developing a system for scheduling task & I am following Microsoft SQL agent approach to schedule task. I have replicated sysschedules table for capturing users scheduling occurrences and ...
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A transaction log grows unexpectedly [duplicate]

I am trying to understand what process is making my transaction log file to grow. For example, currently it is 120 GB and only 5-10 MB of it are in use. Before: FULL recovery mode a backup of the ...
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SQL Server Grant execute on all stored procedures without ddl permissions

I have some users in my database. They are member of db_datareader. They now also need to have execute permissions on stored procedures. I was just wondering what would happen if one of the stored ...
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SQL Server : how to decide if FULL backup or DIFFERENTIAL

The following scenario (on SQL Server 2008 R2 and 2012 servers) A co-worker of mine restored another DB into the one our process was trying to create a differential backup for. As I am currently only ...
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Can I minimize maintenance of duplicated Windows + SQL Auth logins?

In our environment, SQL authentication is the norm, but Windows auth is possible when users are using RDP. As a result, each physical user has two logical logins for each instance and two logical ...
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Filter table before join

I have a stored procedure that populates the temp table #employee_benefits with a list of Ids. This table ends up being roughly 10,000 rows long. The query below then selects from a table called ...
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Resuming log shipping, do I just restore the db over itself?

I have log shipping set up. I then bring all the databases online on the secondary machine, so log shipping can't restore anymore. A bit later on I want to resume log shipping. I was told before ...
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Select Ingredients of a product based on unit type

I have three tables UnitType,NutritionMaster, NutritionInProduct UnitTypeID UnitName 1 100ml contains 2 250ml contains NutritionID Name Description 1 Energy NULL 2 ...
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How to fix deadlock caused by “X” locks on same resource?

I have the following <resource-list>: <resource-list> <keylock hobtid="72058301601677312" dbid="7" objectname="myDatabase.dbo.TableOne" indexname="PK_TableOne" id="lock2c336fb380" ...
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SQL Server service shutdown due to 'bad?' SSL cert

This morning it transpired that SQL Server 2012 service running on Win2012 had shut itself down. When I logged in as the server admin and tried to access SSMS, after entering my credentials I got the ...
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SQL Server Developer Edition Downgrading to Older Developer Edition

I have seen answers for questions regarding downgrading from different editions (e.g. - Enterprise to Standard), but is anyone familiar with downgrade policies for SQL Server Developer editions to ...
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I have a SQL job that sends an e-mail. Can I make it run a program instead?

I set up a job, and in Job Properties > Notifications I checked E-mail When the job fails. I'm wondering if instead of this e-mail, I can make it run an .exe or similar with the details. The reason ...
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Managing logins with Availabilty Groups

I have created a user on my primary node that has access to all of the databases in Availability Group AG1. How do I ensure that same user has the same rights on all the other replicas in AG1? ...
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SQL Server Agent Job, Access Denied

I have a T-SQL agent job that I've created that adds steps to itself depending on a query of the MSDB database. I am able to run the query outside of the agent, inside a query editor window, but when ...
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Signal wait always high

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, so apologies in advance if not. Problem I'm facing is: One of my server's signal wait floats at around %35 and won't go down. Top 3 ...
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How to specify localhost for SSIS package source server?

I have a job running on SQL Server 2012, where one of the steps is of type "SQL Server Integration Services Package". For the "Package source" I choose SSIS Catalog. For the "Server", if I type in the ...
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I want to ignore all SSIS errors, and copy over every row with the error column simply set to NULL

I have a simple SSIS package that reads from an OLE DB Source (Oracle), goes through a conversion transformation, and then to an OLE DB Destination (SQL Server 2012). I have configured the error ...
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SQL Server 2012 Page Life Expectancy resets to 0 after about 50 days

I've noticed an odd behavior on a 2-server HA cluster and I was hoping someone could confirm my suspicion, or maybe offer some other explanation... Here is my setup: A 2-server SQL 2012 SP1 ...
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mirroring on sql server 2012 on different windows server 2012

I have 2 servers *.203 and *.205 I have sql server 2012 on each of them I tried to make mirroring between them every thing goes successfuly but when I tried to start mirroring it gives me ...
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Speed up changing of collation?

I'm trying to change collation on all our databases, and doing it on one of the databases (~15gb) took me 42 minutes in testing even though I put it on SSD disc. Do anyone know any way to speed it up? ...
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SQL Server 2012 DBCC memorystatus has wrong information. How can I correct it?

I have a Windows 7 64-bit machine with 16GB ram, 24GB pagefile, 500GB HD and SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition 64-bit running on it. With 5 minutes of starting up, it routinely uses all my virtual ...
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Can I create a database on a local folder mapped as a drive

I have mapped a local folder as a drive, as follows: subst E: c:\MyFolder I need to create a database on that drive, but it fails: CREATE DATABASE MyDb ...
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Transaction Log Shipping across multiple SQL Server versions

I'm lead to believe that TLS is only appropriate/supported across the same versions of SQL Server. What I'm trying to do is to maintain a reporting (read only) version of a production transactional ...
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SQl Sever Backup Exclude Users

I have a database on SQL Server 2012 that I need to backup and send to someone on a different network / domain. Is there a way to create a full backup file that will not include the users / security ...
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What permissions do I need to grant on service accounts on SQL root path when relocating?

During a Win2012 with SQL Server 2012 two-node cluster installation, I accidentally set the system root to be the mount point volume hosting folders for the various attached LUNs for the system and ...
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Overlapping indexes

I have two non-clustered indexes on one of my dbs and their definition are: CREATE NONCLUSTERED INDEX [NC_Index1] ON [dbo].[anyTable] ( [X] ASC, [Y] ASC, [Z] ASC ) INCLUDE (A , ...
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Moving SQL Server default instance's folders to another path on the same server

My customer installed SQL Server 2012 default instance. But default instance's folders and data folder are on the same disk. I want to move the default instance's folders to another disk (C:Program ...
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How to get more information from dm_exec_query_stats

I am running SQL server 2012 on windows azure VM (windows server 2012) I suspected that some of my web appliactions are attacked via SQL injection, So far i could not trace the relevant text with my ...
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many Servers of SQL server 2012 needs mirroring [duplicate]

I have now simply 2 SQL Server 2012. I want to configure database mirroring between the 2 servers. My questions are: How can it automatically change host of one if the other one was dropped ? Is ...
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Wait Stats, Server Up Time and CXPACKET

I have been looking at the following post and using the query to look at my top wait stats: http://www.sqlskills.com/blogs/paul/wait-statistics-or-please-tell-me-where-it-hurts/ My top wait stat is ...