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Will SQL Server 2014 not cause problems with a SQL Server 2008 DB?

I will be doing development work on a database created in SQL Server 2005 that will be moved to SQL Server 2008. I have no problems moving them; I've done it before and it's always been painless ...
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Msg 823, Level 24, State 2 for Clustered Column Store Index in SQL Server 2014

CREATE CLUSTERED COLUMNSTORE INDEX CCI_TempTable1 ON dbo.TempTable1 ON[PRIMARY] After firing this query I found the error. Msg 823, Level 24, State 2, Line 20 The operating system returned error ...
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Installation of SQL Server 2014 and SQL Server 2012 on the same system

I have a system with a SQL Server 2012 Developer edition installed. Can I install SQL Server 2014 (6 months trial) and SQL Server 2012 on the same system? I do not want to overwrite the pre-existing ...
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The operating system returned error 665(The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation)

Have a SQL Server 2014 instance running on Windows 2012 R2 that weekly runs Ola Hallengren's DB integrity scripts and the last two weeks started getting this error: DESCRIPTION: The operating ...
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Does the order of columns in a non-clustered ColumnStore index matter? [duplicate]

I'm reading about creating a non-clustered ColumnStore index. I noticed that when I modify an already created non-clustered ColumnStore in SQL Server Management Studio I have an option to change the ...
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SSMS 2014 installation - “Invalid license data” when opening ASP.NET files

I have just installed SSMS 2014 Express on a brand new Windows Server 2012 (x64) so I connect to the SQL Server 2014 instance running on a different Windows Server 2012. This is working without issue ...
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Standard Edition High Availability without Shared Storage

I'm a software dev with little experience managing SQL Server so please bear with me. We are developing a piece of software that needs to be highly available, with a significant degree of resilience. ...
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Issue shrinking dev sql server DB's log file

I have a development db that's running on sql 2014 in 2012 compatibility that I'm having an issue with trying to shrink the log file. The mdf is 60+gb and the log is 80+gb but since it's dev like ...
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Import errors importing CSV to SQL Server table

I am using SQL Server 2014 Management Studio to import a very large .CSV file into a table. So far I have been trying to accomplish this by right-clicking on the database and selecting Import Data, ...
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Slow compilation of a SQL statement

I have SQL Server 2014 and a large table (more than 200Gb) with 100M rows and more than 300 columns. For one "unpivot" query I wanted to see its estimated execution plan and it took more than 90 ...
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Where to place tempdb and logfiles

I have fallowing configuration for my SQL 2014 server: SSD RAID 1 - for data files SSD RAID 1 - for tempdb? logfiles? HDD (SAS 15K) RAID 1 - for tempdb? logfiles? I noticed that sql uses tempdb ...
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Should I check for existence of temp tables in Stored Procedures?

Is there any edge case in which it would be recommended to explicitly check for ,drop and create temp tables at the start of a Stored Procedure instead of just creating them? Similarly, is there a ...
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Migrating SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2014. What are the importing replication changes?

We currently have SQL Server 2008 R2 on our server. I now have the opportunity to migrate to SQL Server 2014. The database we use isn't large. Migration of data is not a issue. The question I have ...
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Is it possible to set Buffer pool extension on table having clustered Column Store index in SQL Server 2014?

I created Clustered Column Store index on a table. I want to improve memory performance using buffer pool. Is it possible to set buffer pool on sql server, a table having clustered column Store index ...
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Create failed for Index 'ClusteredColumnStoreIndex'. Timeout expired

I am creating Clustered Column Store Index in SQL Server 2014. I am getting error as "Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not ...
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SQL Server 2014 Install Not Creating Default Instance [closed]

I am trying to install SQL Server 2014. The problem that I am having is that during the installation it is not letting my choose whether I want to use a default or a named instance. I have been ...
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Where is SQLCMD.EXE in SQL Server 2014 Express?

Using "SQLCMD.EXE" to back up my SQL Server Express databases for years I just discovered that after installing the 2014 version, I found no SQLCMD.EXE anymore. In previous versions it was located at ...
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Can I replicate a database from SQL Server 2012 to SQL Server 2014 (with 2014 distributor)?

I am planning to have database replication running from SQL Server 2012 (publisher) to SQL Server 2014 (both distributor and subscriber) -- pull replication. Has anyone done this type of ...
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Strange behaviours with SET options in SSMS

I am investigating the effect of various SET options on the creation of indexed views on SQL Server 2014 CU1. The following code: ensures that the SET options are as they should be creates a table ...
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How I can force the TSQL-Developers to use not deprecated TSQL?

I want to avoid the using of deprecated code. Like the new feature Nr. 8 http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms178053.aspx I want to force them to use "WITH" for example, or a semicolon at the ...
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Adding warning with sp_add_alert doesn't work with “Greater Than” and SQL Server 2014

We upgraded our SQL Server from 2008 R2 to 2014. I want to add a custom warning. USE [msdb] GO EXEC msdb.dbo.sp_add_alert @name = N'MAN more than 1000', @enabled = 1, ...
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ALTER TABLE … SWITCHing from regular table to partitioned table fails

The code below does the following: Creates a database play_partition in C:\TEMP Creates two identical partitioned tables play_table and archive_play_table Switches play_table partition 1 to ...
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Shared Memory with Microsoft Hekaton

Does the Microsoft SQL Server 2014 In-Memory Engine supports Shared Memory access like Oracle TimesTen? I only found that there was a protocol with this name in SqlServer2008 but i found nothing for ...
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Problems during installation with Database Engine Service

Overall summary: Final result: Failed: see details below Exit code (Decimal): -2061893606 Start time: 2014-07-04 13:40:51 End time: ...
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Can I upgrade SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard to SQL Server 2014 Developer?

Is there a migration path to upgrade SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard to SQL Server 2014 Developer? If so, are there any pain points? If not, how would you recommend I proceed? The context of this ...
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Connection AlwaysOn AG Listener Problem

I'm a newbie for microsoft technologies and I'm having problems in connectivity part for SQL Server 2014. This is probably an easy issue but I'm stuck. I've 4 servers. One of them is the Active ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Express single CPU core usage and need of upgrade to SQL Server 2014 Express

In our office we are using SQL Server 2008R2 Express which is installed in Windows server 2012. The SQL Server database is accessed by more than 60 users in network simultaneously. In recent days we ...
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SQL Server VM in Azure with In Memory

I am running azure and considering deploying a SQL Server 2014 instance due to the in memory feature, however, I was looking through the documentation and couldn't seem to find how to configure ...
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Version lie shim for SQL Server 2014 [closed]

SQL Server 2014 is sufficiently new that not a lot of the 3rd party tooling has caught up with it yet. I'm looking at Red Gate and TOAD in particular... Is there any way of putting a version lie ...
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Upgraded from SQL Server 2008 R2 Express to SQL Server 2014

I've upgraded my SQL Server from the 2008 R2 Express edition to a full standard version of SQL Server 2014. Now I'm running them both side by side. But my problem is how can I abandon the 2008 version ...
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SQL Server 2014 In-Memory tables [closed]

For the past couple of weeks I sort of tested the new In-Memory thing in SQL Server 2014 (never worked with SQL Server 2012, jumped from 2008R2 straight to 2014, so if this new feature is present in ...
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Data compression with in memory OLTP

Will having data compression enabled decrease the amount of memory used by an in memory OLTP table? If yes I assume the CPU workload will increase.
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“Deploy Database to SQL Azure” Task missing

I recently installed SQL Server 2014 Express on a workstation I have and am trying to deploy to SQL Azure. I've done this before on a previous workstation using SQL Server 2012 Express by doing the ...
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Placing an ASSERT in a SQL Server query

As part of a MERGE query that I want to run I'd like to assert at runtime that a certain condition holds. When a MERGE-match is found I'd like to update a certain column and have the following logic ...
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What is the Difference between SQL Server 2008R2 and SQL Server 2014?

I want to take my project from sql server 2008 R2 to Sql Server 2014. But I want to learn what is T-Sql the difference between 2008 R2 and 2014 for Database Engine? I mean is there any end of life ...
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Change version number of maintenance plan package

We have a Maintenance Plan on SQL 2012 that has been running fine. I made a change to it yesterday using SSMS 2014. When the plan ran last night I got the following error: The version number in ...
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How to “hack-drop” a database snapshot after SQL Server upgrade has botched it

I'm dealing with an issue where database snapshots cannot be dropped after SQL Server has been upgraded to 2014. The snapshots are defunct but cannot be dropped. Now although the Connect item has a ...
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How do I transfer logins from 2008R2 to 2014 with passwords?

I've tried Tasks>Generate Scripts... and set 'Script Logins' in the Advanced Scripting Options, but I get this in the output: /* For security reasons the login is created disabled and with a random ...
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SQL Server 2014 CTP 2014 expiration date

I installed SQL Server 2014 CTP2 on a server and I have been testing the new features in SQL Server 2014. On the web site where I down loaded the software I notice the statement "expires on March 31, ...
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SQL Server 2014 In Memory OLTP - Garbage Collection on Transaction Rollback

In SQL Server 2014, In Memory OLTP, What happens, if a transaction is rolled back and newly created version of row is no more required. Is it duty of garbage collector to remove even such type of rows ...
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ALTER DATABASE statement not allowed within multi-statement transaction

I've downloaded the AdventureWorks based In-memory sample from here, and followed all the steps described in the accompanying doc. However, when I try to run the script in SQL Server Management ...