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How many deadlocks am i really getting? system health or deadlocks/sec?

I'm trying to look at deadlocks on a troublesome server, and when I look at the system_health xel file, I see 80 records for "xml_deadlock_report" in about 16 hours. I assume these are all different ...
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SQL Server 2012: Users cannot see database properties

I migrated a database from SQL Server 2008 to 2012 and also the users. Now the weird thing is that if the user connects to SSMS on the same server as the SQL Server engine, he can display database ...
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Help with query

I have following data. I am trying to get the number of days the project stayed in a particular status. Example below of raw data, I need to be able to get the result shown. Can I get some ...
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DENY VIEW DEFINITION TO PUBLIC

I have a SQL account with no permissions other than having the public role. I have run the following command to deny permissions to the system views: use master DENY VIEW ANY DEFINITION TO ...
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Exploring async DB IO - what is the cause for “The timeout period elapsed while attempting to consume the pre-login handshake acknowledgement”?

Please, observe the following code: static async Task<Result> IOAsync(string duration) { using (var conn = new SqlConnection("server=localhost;database=abc;uid=xyz;pwd=123;Max Pool ...
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Online clustered index rebuild using more log space than expected

I have a table TableA ID PK BIGINT TrxID BIGINT CardBalance INT AccountBalance INT SP_SPACEUSED 'TableA' output: name rows reserved data index_size unused TableA 904054184 ...
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AppDomain 2 (mssqlsystemresource.dbo[runtime].1) is marked for unload due to memory pressure message in SQL Server Log

From last two days I can see following in SQL Server errorlog. AppDomain 2 (mssqlsystemresource.dbo[runtime].1) unloaded. & AppDomain 2 (mssqlsystemresource.dbo[runtime].1) is marked for unload ...
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Disable the Task action button

How can I disable the "Tasks ->" button in SQL Server Management Studio? I need to prevent users scripting objects.
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Date picker is dynamic in SSDT but not in SSRS

Running SQL Server 2012 SP1 and SSDT from same distribution. (VS2010) When I display a report in SSDT the date selector on a date parameter is dynamic or responsive. When you click on the date ...
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Selecting Values That Differ From Section Average

I'm attempting to select data from a table that's already been made containing records of file size as taken every twelve hours. The table looks something like this: surrogate_id | partition_id | ...
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Generate Database Creation Script Within A Stored Procedure

I'm looking to automate a wipe of our test environment to bring it up to be in-line with production at the end of every sprint. As it stands this is currently being completed by the test enviroment ...
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How to replicate data between two SQL Server 2012?

I have two SQL Server 2012 databases running on two different Windows Server instances, I want the Server A (DB1) to be in full sync with the new Server B (DB2). How can I make this connection ...
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storing as smallint, querying as int

A multi-billion-row fact table in our database has 10 measures stored as int columns. The value ranges for some of these columns won't ever be above the +/-32K range of a smallint. To save I/O, we're ...
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Every time I run a stored procedure it takes longer to complete until I restart the SQL Server [closed]

I need to optimize a critical stored procedure running on SQL Server 2012. The idea was to measure how long it normally took to run this procedure, make a few changes, measure the improvement and ...
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Long Transaction On File Upload Locks Strategies

I need to upload files to some SFTP or FTP servers (using libcurl) and register them in database. For this I have several tables -- locations to store files - some SFTP and FTP servers CREATE TABLE ...
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transaction across multiple databases - what is the overhead?

when I run the following update, one single transaction across 2 databases: please note I have not committed the transaction. --================================================================ --RUN ...
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Sql Server 2012 Failover Replica in Synchronous Mode between Primary-Secondary on VPN is very slow

I have installed SQL Server 2012 Clustered HA with Replica in Sync mode between two nodes connected by an high-speed VPN. The DB is encrypted. Everything works fine, but to do the replication, the HA ...
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Should you encrypt the system databases?

A finding from a STIG evaluation, CCE-19832-5 reports that the [master] database should be encrypted with a Database Master Key using an encrypted password that meets DoD standards. This a result of ...
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CDC system tables missing from backup

I am migrating a database that uses CDC from SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2012. There are CDC-related tables under the "System Tables" branch in Object Explorer: cdc.ddl_history ...
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how to calculate the next time a job will run - by each schedule

I have a script that shows me when it is the next time a job(s) will run, and other things, the dates are formatted, etc. the script is here, and it works fine: USE msdb Go set transaction ...
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putting together contents of XML column - from all rows of a table - how to get it done without a “while”?

I have a table called sizeguide with the definition you can see below. I am interested in the SizeGuideXML column, which is type XML. I had a mission the objective was, for each SizeGuideDesc, get ...
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“truncate log on checkpoint” option in SQL Server

Long story but our long term consultants (former employees) wrote a custom script years back (2006 or so) to interface with Tivoli Storage Manager and it appears to be checking for a SQL Server DB ...
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Always fetch 3 records in a particular order

I have a query which gets 3 books (ABC1,ABC2,ABC3) and their details. I need them in a particular order for pivoting so I have a Row number column for the same. People read none/some/all books. ...
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Recovered database files can't be attached

I have recovered my hard drive with my databases mdf and ldf files. When I want to attach them I get a 9004 error: Error: 9004, Severity: 21, State: 1. An error occurred while processing the log ...
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Recursive sql query performance issue [closed]

This is the sixth time I'm trying to ask this question and it's the shortest one too. All the previous attempts were resulting with something more similar to a blog post rather than the question ...
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Reporting Services Dataset - Login failed for user - SQL User

I have two SQL Server 2012 Development Edition machines setup for testing purposes. One is a reportserver and one is a database server. I've configured the report server such that it's database is on ...
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SQL Server 2012 Compatibility with New TLS 1.2 Standards [duplicate]

I'm trying to switch off TLS 1.0 on my SQL Server 2012 server in order to comply with PCI standards. Initially I had some trouble with the SQL Server service not starting. I found help for this ...
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dynamically creating query in a loop [closed]

I"m looping through a table trying to create a dynamic sql query. It appears to work fine except when I'm concatenating results to make the actual statement. Psudo code follows WHILE (Data is in the ...
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How can I Debug a Buffer Issue?

I have a production "Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (SP1) - 11.0.3128.0 (X64)" that is showing weird buffer and page life expectancy (PLE) symptoms. I am running this every minute on my server (to track ...
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The ALTER TABLE statement conflicted with the CHECK constraint

I need to check datecom is less than datelivr create table Commande ( Numcom int identity primary key, Datecom date, Datelivr date, Codecli int foreign key references clients (Codecli) ) alter ...
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Moving database from one server to another

I have a virtual machine running SQL Server 2012 in Azure and have also generated a script of my database to be run on the SQLSERVER2012 VM on Azure, however I am getting an error "C:\Program ...
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Cannot remotely connect to SQL Server 2012 on azure

I have a SQL Server instance running on a virtual machine in azure, I have tried to connect to it using the public virtual IP address however I get an error saying The server was not found or not ...
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SQL Server AG databases went into 'Synchronizing/In recovery' after upgrading to 2014

We have 3 replica AG setup: 2 replicas are in sync/automatic failover the other(DR Server, different subnet) in asynchronous/manual mode All these replicas were on SQL Server 2012. Recently we ...
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Permissions for sys.database_mirroring in SQL Server

I need to assign permission to use sys.database_mirroring and of course I want to give the minimum amount of privilege. When I looked at microsofts homepage it says: To see the row for a database ...
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Could a null column be part of a primary key?

I'm developing a SQL Server 2012 database and I have a question about a One-to-Zero-Or-One relationship. I have two tables, Codes and HelperCodes. A code could have zero or one helper code. This is ...
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Geo-clustering using SQL Server 2012 Enterprise with AlwaysOn

We are trying to take our current SQL 2012 Enterprise edition 3 node cluster (OS 2012) and add a 4th node to the cluster that will be at another location. And everything I find is telling me to use ...
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Oracle:Test connection failed because of an error in initializing provider. ORA-12170: TNS:Connect timeout occurred

We have Migrated SQL server 2008R2 to SQL server 2012 from Windows 2008R2 onto Windows 2012R2. Everything went well , except for the Oracle database connection: We have a SSIS package created on SQL ...
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Help with SQL SERVER 2012 Licence

I am planning to buy SQL Server 2012 for development and I have gone crazy with Microsofts complicated licencing policies.I had been searching the internet for valid answers from last few days and ...
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Two Sequences on one column

You can use 1 or 2 sequence. Let's say I have a table tblOrder and 2 columns in it, OrderID and Company. I only use two companies in my table, IBM and Airtel. What I want is when Company = IBM then ...
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Buffer Size Changing?

I have a production database that is experiencing wildly fluctuating Page Life Expectancy (PLE) issues. (It crashes to zero at random times.) I have been researching the PLE issue and have found ...
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Why has my database connection failed?

Recently I have developed software using SQL Server 2012. Now when I try to connect, I get this error message: Cannot connect to AAFI\SQLEXPRESSA network-related or instance-specific error ...
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Need help with SQL Server configuration

I was planning to buy the SQL Server 2012 standard edition for developing reports and SSIS packages. My company does not have a client-server architecture and the developers are working on their ...
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SQL Server 2012 , TDE key rotation for a database in Availabilty groups

I need to do TDE Key Rotation for a database in availability groups in SQL Server 2012 for PCI Compliance. Need help please on procedure to follow .
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Need to maintain transational consistency of the data across both servers, need to achieve these goals without manual intervention

I got this question about MS SQL Server 2012 administration, two production servers in the same data center. You need to ensure that database remains available if a catastrophic server failure or a ...
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Issue with FMTONLY in SQL Server 2012

I support an application that uses CodeSmith and NetTiers templates to generate C# code. CodeSmith inspects the database and uses the SET FMTONLY ON setting to determine the columns for which code ...
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script to show all the permissions for a table

inside my database I have a procedure called spGen2_tblIE_SchedProcess_Update. when I run this script select * from sys.objects where name = 'spGen2_tblIE_SchedProcess_Update' Inside the same ...
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List all tables from all user databases

sys.tables lists all user tables from a single database, But it doesn't have their schema name. If I know existing databases when creating the code, I can use USE to browse all databases, query ...
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SQL Server 2012 duplicate key error with Spatial index that shouldn't be unique

We have a table that has a geometry column that is filled by a stored procedure from two x and y values whenever they're changed ( SW_GEOMETRY = GEOMETRY::STGeomFromText('POINT('+ ...
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Manually overwrite data in replicated server

I'm not very familiar with SQL Server. I am using SQL Server 2012 Management Studio. I have two databases (one internal and one external). Our external DB has been hacked and I need to overwrite all ...
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SQL Server File Latency

I've a Database which is in SQL Server 2012. For the last couple of weeks it's very slow and some times not responding to the queries. So I checked the read/write latency and the result is - Read ...