Microsoft's SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. It originated from the Sybase SQL Server codebase, which is why both products use the extension of SQL called Transact-SQL (T-SQL).

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Database in Suspect mode

One of my user database is showing suspect mode. To repair I have executed these scripts: Step 1: EXEC sp_resetstatus axlive’; Step 2: ALTER DATABASE axlive SET EMERGENCY Step 3: DBCC checkdb ...
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Can I Upgrade SQL Server 2008 R2 Express to SQL Server 2014 Developer edition

I currently have SQL server 2008 R2 Express installed for my QA/Dev environment on Amazon EC2 instance. Now my database is growing beyond the 10GB limitation of Express edition, so am planning to buy ...
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how to make shapefile in geometry column of ms sql?

I was tried ogr2ogr command like this. ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" "C:\temp\sqlexport.shp" "MSSQL:server=[RemoteServerIp];database=[dbname];User Id=[user];Password=[password];trust_connection=yes;" ...
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speed up ghost cleanup

In SQL Server I have a table that is filled often and also gets deleted often. Because several threads write and erase data from that table I cannot even truncate it because there is always someone ...
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Authentication error when running Sql Server Agent job

This problem is driving me crazy... In Sql Server 2012 I have a Agent job: Job_1, a proxy account: Proxy_1, a credential: Cred_1, the job has a few steps of type SQl Server Analysis Services Command, ...
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Temp db increasing size

Is awaiting/sleeping commands shown while executing 'sys.dm_tran_locks' a reason for the increasing size of temp db? I have already tried of changing the backing up temp db in an external disk .
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How to scale a write intesive application with a SQL Server 2014? [closed]

I am studying about many databases lately and the one thing I can't get the hang of is how to scale a write intensive application in SQL Server, I'm talking about native features, not third party ...
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Transform 14 columns into 2 (SQL Server 2008) - Pivot/Cursor not helping

After hours googling pivot and cursors. I couldn't think or figure out how to do this. I have this query: declare @banco varchar(100) set @banco = 'CascVW' declare @tbltemp1 table ( ...
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SQL Server stored procedure to insert/ update which has date

The source which has date in dd-MMM-yy format , have to convert it yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss:SS and insert/update into the Database using stored procedure.New to stored procedure I am managed to write a ...
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UPDATE() Function (Insert and Update Triggers)

Is there a way to have the column name dynamic in this function? For example, passing a parameter to a variable named @FldName = 'Name'. e.g. UPDATE(@FldName). Basically, what I want to do is to have ...
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External Memory Pressure

I have a few "gaps" in my understanding of external memory pressure. I've found quite a bit of helpful information online, including this info from SQLSkills.com. SQL Server has a built-in ...
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Monitoring free space in SQL Server data files

I have manually resized mdf/ndf files to a big size to avoid autogrow operations on SQL Server databases. Since the files are bigger there is very little free space on disk partitions and the ...
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Understanding below execution plan

I have two tables tb1 and tb2, tb1 doesn't have any indexes on it. I populated tb1 with 1000000 rows and tb2 has 500 rows in it and with a clustered index on ID column. To understand nested loop ...
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Alternative approaches to “primary” record in child table

I have a database with a Customers table, and two child tables Addresses and Contacts, as customers often have multiple locations and contacts. However we also need a "primary address" and a "primary ...
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Should a SQL Server DBA know Windows Server and vice versa? Are these roles soon to become synonymous. Or at least more encapsulated/?

I have Jr. experience with SQL Server and a desire to dive deep into Windows System Administration. Are these fields too separate to combine skill sets? Would I be marketable as a Windows Admin who ...
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Could not find prepared statement with handle -1 SQL Server Profiler

So I have this issue where I'm running Sql Server Profiler and I'm getting hundreds(at least) of Could not find prepared statement with handle -1.(error 8179) per second. I can't seem to really ...
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Could not find prepared statement with handle -1 SQL Server Profiler

So I have this issue where I'm running Sql Server Profiler and I'm getting hundreds(at least) of Could not find prepared statement with handle -1.(error 8179) per second. I can't seem to really ...
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SQL Server 2012 Express installation failed

I'm trying to install SQL Server 2012 Express on a computer with Windows Server 2012 Foundation, I must recall that this is an Active Directory domain controller but I cannot install the server on ...
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Using SQL Server with BitLocker

I have an application that is running on a device that has two partitions: C and D. The application runs off of C while D contains the SQL Server database (mdf file). In addition, D is also encrypted ...
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CROSS APPLY on Scalar function

I have this type of Code SELECT A ,B ,dbo.Func(C) ,dbo.Func(D) ,dbo.Func(E) ,F FROM abcdef WHERE 0 = dbo.Func(C) + dbo.Func(D) I read that this is not good practice because function is called ...
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Alwayson cannot fail over using tsql

I have an Alwayson test environment with the following settings. My test goals are as follows: When SqlNod1 is primary instance, I want SqlNod2 to answer read-only queries. When SqlNod2 is primary ...
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Moving Large Tables and All Indexes to a new File Group

I'm looking at implementing File Groups on an existing database that's roughly 600GB. The largest hurdle I have is actually setting this up in production. I need the database to still be available but ...
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Does a mirroring configuration requires the database do stop receiving requests?

I want to configure a SQL Server 2012 Mirroring. I know that I have to create a full backup of the Principal server and restore it at the Mirror server. After that, I will backup the transaction log ...
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How to set MSDN in order to open on a certain version of Microsoft SQL Server?

In a network, there are certain different installed versions of Microsoft SQL Server, starting with 2005, 2008 and 2008 R2. Is there a specific option of MSDN that can fix the opening of new pages on ...
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What is the security model for viewing transaction history in MDS?

I'm not a big fan of how MDS handles access control. If a user has the 'Explorer' function enabled and 'update' rights to an entity, they do not seem to get the ability to view the transaction history ...
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How to safely resume a SQL Server Mirroring scheme that had a expired certificate?

We have a production database with a SQL Server 2012 Mirroring scheme with three machines: Principal, Mirror, Witness. The mirroring was configured with a certificate that had only one year of expiry ...
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Get specific result without using loop

I've a table in which data is like this for single user ID - Number - SubNumber - Name 1 101 201101 Jack 2 101 201102 Jack 3 101 201103 Jack 4 101 ...
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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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Optimizing a CTE query - overhead in inserting into a new table from select statement

I have two tables with the same structure like so (let us call them initial_table1 and initial_table2): tempid name num_records 1 a 2 2 b 2 3 c 2 4 d ...
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SQL Server vs SOLR (Or any document db)

I have my "customer" data in a normalized sql server database. Getting out the customer data in my app is taking too long. This is because I have to go to 10+ tables to get all the data I need. My ...
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Performance Implications of Explicit Collation Conversions across Linked Servers

I locally host host databases from two vendors on two different SQL instances, but on the same network. These servers frequently communicate with each other (through joins and whatnot), so we have ...
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Filegroup design for Document Table for BLOB Storage

I have a table for storing documents as VARBINARY types in my database (I'm not using filestream). My database is setup with only one data file, but I am wondering if there is a benefit to creating a ...
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AlwaysOn AG - CPU limitations

I’ve been trying to find out if the same CPU limitations database mirroring has apply to Availability Groups. My guess is that the same limitations exists, given that Availability Groups was built on ...
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SQL Server Agent maintains thousands of sleeping connections

In a recent monitoring session I noticed that one of our main MSSQL 2014 databases had an increasing number of open connections. It started with more than 1000 open connections, and now after two ...
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Can SQL Server 2008 R2 extended events execute stored procedure or query?

I'm trying to use extended events to track queries that never complete using Event Pairing as a target. (see this question I asked a few days ago). The event pairing target should let me find ...
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Connection timeout expired during select query on sql server 2000 8.00.194

I am trying to fetch data from sql server 2000 8.00.194 on Lan using select query and i get error . According @rebarry young Solution it can be memory issue. So tried executing same query using ...
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Can statistics affect the query logic instead of performance?

Is it possible that the frequency of rebuilding indexes (which automatically triggers statistics update) can affect the query logic? One of the developers I work with claims that a stored procedure ...
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How to output more than 4000 characters in sqlcmd

I've made a stored procedure restoredatabase that returns code to restore a database. The output script looks like this: restore database [DB] from disk='F:\FULL1.bak' with norecovery restore ...
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Unexpected Implicit conversion in a procedure

I have a procedure like this (simplified): CREATE PROCEDURE test @userName VARCHAR(64) SELECT * FROM member M INNER JOIN order O ON M.MemberId=O.MemberId WHERE M.Username = @userName There is a ...
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Select multiple rows based on date interval from two fields

I am still learning SQL and I would like to do something that I dont know if it is possible. I have a table in which each record has a initial date and a final date. I would like to create I query ...
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Replace SQL Server with another DBMS [closed]

In our current application (C#, ASP.NET) we are using SQL Server database. My superiors are planning to move from SQL Server to another database considering the amount of investment involved with ever ...
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SQL Server Query Question

I get the following errors when I execute the below query Error messages: Msg 207, Level 16, State 1, Line 10 Invalid column name 'Name'. Msg 207, Level 16, State 1, Line 10 Invalid ...
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SSMS Database Node Refresh causes Restore to Fail

I have confirmed via testing that clicking on the refresh icon (one or more times) for the database node of a SQL Server instance being observed in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS 2012) causes my ...
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Multiple SQL Server Indexes, which ones to keep?

I am looking at my database that several people have worked on. A particular table is responding slowly when queried on a certain join. I notice some of the parameters of the join are not indexed. ...
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Shorthand for on primary key?

Is there a shorthand for merging rows based on the primary key? For example: MERGE INTO [MyDatabase].[MySchema].[MyTable] AS target USING [MyLinkedServer].[MyDatabase].[MySchema].[MyTable] AS source ...
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SQL queries failing, Memory not releasing

I have a SQL Server 2008 R2 with 8GB of ram and SQL Server is limited to 6GB. It seems to not be releasing the memory its used, and at some point future queries begin to fail. This is a mirrored ...
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Unable to start SQL Server Browser service in Sql server 2005 [closed]

we are unable to start the SQL browser service on one of our machine with below error: I believe this to be the reason, why we could not connect to the instance with below error: I tried ...
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Oracle to SQL Server query conversion. Getting “Argument data type int is invalid for argument 1 of substring function.” error

I tried to convert a SQL query from Oracle to SQL Server. Oracle query: SELECT T@o_NUMBER(T@o_CHAR(GETDATE(),'HH24')), T@o_NUMBER(SUBSTR(T@o_NUMBER(T@o_CHAR(sysdate,'MI'))/15+1,0,1)) INTO ...
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The operating system returned error 665(The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation) on SQL Server 2014

Have a SQL Server 2014 instance running on Windows 2012 R2 that was running Ola Hallengren's DB integrity script. This is the error that resulted: The operating system returned error 665(The ...
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Restoring database between different version of SQL Server (SoftwareVersionBuild)

i have a question about restoring database from newer version of SQL Server to older, when version differs only in SoftwareVersionBuild. I know that's not possible to restore database from SQL Server ...