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SQL Server 2012 on a Windows 2008 R2 cluster, would like to upgrade Windows to 2012 R2

I need someone to help validate a strategy. I have a pair of Windows 2008 R2 server in a active/passive failover cluster with SQL Server 2012 installed. I would like to upgrade the Windows OS to ...
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Auto start pgAgent

When my windows server 2008 start, both services postgres and pgAgentstart because are in automatic. But if my db is frozen and I need to restart the postgres service, the pgAgent is also stoped, ...
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Can't install Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Release Candidate 3 (RC3) on Windows Server 2008 R2

I am attempting to install Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Release Candidate 3 (RC3) on Windows Server 2008 R2. I have removed all other versions of SQL Server, and removed VS 2015 Community and all it's ...
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SQL 2012 Availability Group issue - The core cluster resources do not move when we initiate AG fail-over

I have a Windows 2012R2 cluster with two nodes and a File Share quorum. I am running SQL 2012 SP2 and I have configured a test AG with a dummy database. When I fail-over the AG, the Availability ...
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Should I disable HyperThreading

BACKGROUND I've recently been looking into some fairly high CXPacket wait times recently which has had me using SQL Sentry to monitor processor activity pretty closely. One thing that I've noticed as ...
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Issues installing patches on SQLserver 2008

There are multiple issues with a server I manage, we cannot start management studio on it and when we try to install patches to SQL Server the setup never shows up. I run the patch as an ...
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Much slower SQL application performance after upgrading from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2

Has anyone seen much slower SQL Server application performance when upgrading from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2? We recently did a side-by-side upgrade of an important server ...
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DB2 doesn't start after change db2 hostname

After changing the hostname of my db2 server, the db2 services won't start anymore. After reading the notes on how to rename the db2 hostname I understand what went wrong, some things should have ...
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SQL Server 2012 Installation Error on Windows 2008 Server

I am facing an error while trying to install SQL Server 2012 EXPRESS ADVANCED EDITION(32bit) on Windows Server 2008 Enterprise(64bit). After passing Rule Check, at install updates section, error ...
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Failed to update SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM to SP3

I'm trying to update SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM to SP3 by running SQLServer2008R2SP3-KB2979597-x64-ENU.exe, on Windowns Server 2008 R2 SP1. It failed with the following error in the log, 2015-11-26 ...
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Where to look for clues as to why SQL Server become unresponsive/crashed?

Recently an SQLExpress instance suddenly become unresponsive/crashed whilst I was mid-dialog (SSMS transaction log backup), which froze with an hourglass and the dialog was unusable. No other ...
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SQL Server does not failback to the primary node

We are running SQL Server 2008 R2 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 two-node cluster. My choice of machine is primary, and the secondary is just a low-end machine for contingency planing. We had a ...
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Replication fails exactly after a week

We are application developers trying to decode why replication is failing. It fails every week on the same day pretty much same time. This has been happening for about a month now and our vendors ...
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Concerns regarding changing virtual NIC on SQL Server 2008 R2 / Windows Server 2008 R2

I have SQL Server 2008 R2 running on Windows Server 2008 R2 in a virtual environment (ESXI 5.5). Client has been advised to switch the existing E1000 adapter with a VMXNET 3 adapter because they were ...
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Installing SQL Server Integration Services on Server Core

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 Core on virtual machine and want to install SQL Server Integration Services. On the D:/ drive SQL Server 2014 Enterprise .iso is mount. I am reading a book where it is ...
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How to Set up SSRS Web Services to run under another port than 80?

What steps do I have to pace to run Web Service URL and, Report Manager URL, under another port rather than 80? (DBMS is SQL Server 2008R2 and OS is WIn Server 2008R2).
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Identical SQL Server databases hosted in the same physical DB server

We have hosted similar SQL Server 2014 databases TestDB and TESTDB_Copy on the same physical server. The two databases are almost the same and there may be minor differences in the number of records ...
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Virtualized SQL Server Memory Oddity

I've not seen this before, though perhaps it is common. I am looking at a virtualized (VMWare 5.5) SQL Server (2008R2 on Windows 2008 R2). What I am seeing is that in Task Manager*, sqlserver.exe is ...
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How to add deleted user in sql server? [duplicate]

I have set up sql server 2008 in windows server 2008 r2 and it works fine. However, I have deleted the my user from logins in the sql server accidentally and now I cannot find a way to log in to the ...
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postgresql on windows won't install with data and executables on different disks

I am trying to install postgresql 9.4.4 on a windows 2008 rc2 machine that has 2 HDs. The first HD is, in theory, used only for executables/code/etc while the second one, being faster, should be used ...
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Disk setup for Windows 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2012 [closed]

I am wondering what would be the best disk/RAID setup for a Windows server 2008 R2 OS and SQL Server 2012 database that has heavy read/write. I have the following disks I can use: 4x 15k 146GB 2x ...
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Failover timeout problem

I'm looking for an additional bit of help with regard to some problems I'm looking at for one of my company's clients. Basically I have two related problems with regard to a 2-node active/active ...
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Quorum disk conundrum

I'm working on a problem for one of my company's clients where they are having a problem with their 2-node active-active cluster and which has been failing over lately but not bringing resources back ...
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pgAgent : how to configure pgpass.conf for a local connection on Windows Server 2008

I try to configure pgAgent on Windows server 2008 to make automatic backup on the database. pgAgent is installed on the server and the service is running normally. I use PgAdmin3 and PostgreSql 9.3 I ...
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Failed installation of SQL 2012 on Windows Server Core

I'm in the process of building the lab for 70-462 exam. On page 49 of the text, it provides the command to install SQL 2012 on Windows Server Core: Setup.exe /qs /Action=install ...
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I need the reason why we should not install SQL server on the domain controller

I am a system administrator for a small firm. Now we consider to rollout Windows Server 2008 R2 for the firm. We plan to implement Active Directory. We would also like to upgrade RDMS, from SQL server ...
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dbca cant remove database cleanly

when I ran dbca as administrator under windows server 2008R2 is used to delete the database completely ( database folder, control files, datafies, redo logs, then remove all related windows services ...
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MySQL Create Table with Partition Very Slow on server machine

Following create table statement with Partition runs in 10 Second on My Development Machine windows 7, i5 , 8GBRam, single disk runs in 16 Second on Virtual Machine windows server 2012 , xeon 2GHz , ...
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SQL Server Cumulative Updates - not visible in Windows Update

I just installed all possible Windows updates on WS2008R2/SQL2012 instance. When I run SELECT @@VERSION I get Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - 11.0.5058.0 (X64) May 14 2014 18:34:29 Copyright ...
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Add linked server from SQL-Server to MySQL: “Data source name not found” (Error:7303)

I'm trying to link my SQL-Server 2005 on Windows Server 2008 R2 with MySQL 5.5.40 on a different computer. I have followed this guide: ...
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Debugging Remote Connection Failure of SQL Server 2012 [closed]

I am running SQL server 2012 web edition on Windows Server 2008 R2. I have followed all these steps http://blog.citrix24.com/configure-sql-express-to-accept-remote-connections/. But still unable to ...
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Similar hardware, Same DBconfiguration and Database but different status variables result between Windows and Linux server [closed]

I have two database servers - one is Windows - 2008 and another is RHEL5 with similar hardware configuration. Both OS are 64 bit. MySQL 5.1.58 community edition is installed on Windows servers while ...
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Difference in space used

When reviewing the space used by datafiles in SQL Server, there is a large difference betweens what SQL reports and Windows. How can this be explained?
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How can I wipe all databases and users from a SQL Server database?

Okay, here is the story. I have a Windows 7 Ultimate box with a SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard installation that I inherited from a person who left the company long before I started at my company. No ...
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Perfmon and SQL Server Clustering

I'll be going onsite to run some performance tests for a client. They have a Windows Failover Cluster, which has a clustered instance of SQL Server. Let's assume for this post that my client's ...
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MySQL Server 5.6 wont start on Windows [closed]

I'm having an issue getting MySQL Server 5.6 (community edition) running. it was working just fine until I restarted my server. Now it wont start at all. after doing a bit of research, I discovered ...
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How to obtain SQL feature list from the command line

Is there a command at the CLI or in PowerShell that will list the components installed for SQL? I'm looking for something like the Feature List you can get from running the discovery report from ...
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Complete Failover Cluster Failure SQL Server 2012

We have experienced a full cluster failure on our 3 node cluster running SQL Server 2008 R2 with 7 SQL Server instances. It started when we rebooted one of the nodes and it returned an error: Node ...
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Proper Shutdown of SQL Servers in a Cluster

I was just wondering what the best approach should be for shutting down an Active/Active Cluster where both nodes need to be shutdown for disk maintenance. I was thinking of this process: Open ...
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Windows Clustering 2008 R2

I'm trying to build a Windows cluster with 3 nodes, 2 Active and 1 Passive, And If I have to build in a way like N1 Active - N3 Passive will be refer as "cluster network 1" and N2 Active and N3 ...
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Unable to run update_mysql in MySQL 5.5

I have recently taken over managing a MySQL database running on Windows Server 2008 R2 . It is running 5.5.37 Community Edition. When it is started, it includes the following lines: Thread, Type, ...
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Oracle program “lsnrctl” is missing after the installation of 32bit Oracle client

I cleaned up my computer for all old Oracle stuff using Uninstall (OUI) and then later used regedit to delete all references to Oracle and then deleted all remains of Oracle directories. I have HP ...
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Recurring Memory Issues

We have a Windows Server 2008R2 server with 32GB or RAM running SQL Server 2008R2, along with an IIS server. The machine is also used as a backup server. The problem is, periodically (every week or ...
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Installing SQL Server 2012 failed setup administrator

Can anyone tell me why this keeps failing? I am logged in as "Administrator" on Windows Server 2008 r2 I added Administrator to the "Backup ... " Group And I checked to make sure everything is as it ...
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SQL Server 2012 - cannot login

Just installed a single instance of SQL Server 2012. The instance name is called Example and the server is called WIN2K8R2. It's on a virtual machine and I am RDP'd into it. I'm trying to login with ...
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Running MongoDB and SQL Server on the same host- memory pressure

We have a new application that is making use of both traditional MS SQL and MongoDB for data storage. We're running both instances on the same Windows 2008R2 x64 machine, with 64GB RAM. There have ...
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How to allow connections to SQL Server with 2 differents ip

I have a small issue here: I have a SQL Server instance 2012 (let's call it SQLINSTANCE) on a cluster. I also have 2 network interfaces for this instance: - SQLINSTANCE.my.network - ...
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Attaching Existing Oracle Home to fresh Windows Install

I have a client who recently was forced to reformat and reinstall Windows Server 2008 R2. Their ORACLE_HOME (Oracle 11g) and all of the data was located on a D: drive that was not reformatted. Can I ...
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SQL Agent - PowerShell step “syntax error”

I have the following code setup in SQL Agent Job step that is not running. The message received is simply: Unable to start execution of step 1 (reason: line(46): Syntax error). The step failed. ...
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Can't restore my distribution DB postgres 9.2 backup into my staging DB postgres 9.3

I keep getting this pg_restore: [archiver] did not find magic string in file header when i execute a pg_restore -Fc -U "username" -d "dbname" "filename".dmpon my staging DB. These DB are running on ...