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Oct
16
comment Log shipping option not showing
You can insert an image into the body of your question (just hit the "edit" button).
Oct
16
revised How to only restore a specific filegroup?
edited title; edited tags
Oct
16
comment Can WAITFOR increase CXPACKET waits?
That isn't quite correct. It will increase the WAITFOR wait type in sys.dm_os_wait_stats.
Oct
16
answered Can WAITFOR increase CXPACKET waits?
Oct
16
comment Log shipping option not showing
Can you post a screenshot of the "Database Properties" window?
Oct
15
comment What is the most effective way to discover all running instances of SQL Server using PowerShell?
That works provided you are supplied with a list of servers to begin with. That can't always be assumed.
Oct
15
answered What is the most effective way to discover all running instances of SQL Server using PowerShell?
Oct
15
comment SQL Server mirroring causing issues
What does your connection string look like?
Oct
15
revised Unable to restore database
edited tags; edited title
Oct
15
comment Unable to restore database
Cool, glad you got it working. Glad to help! :-)
Oct
15
answered How to use local variable in USE statement
Oct
15
revised How to use local variable in USE statement
added 70 characters in body
Oct
15
comment Unable to restore database
Have you seen this? "If the database exists, RESTORE permissions default to members of the sysadmin and dbcreator fixed server roles and the owner (dbo) of the database" :: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms186858.aspx
Oct
8
comment SQL Server: Buffer page read/writes per second reported high
Agreed with Aaron. Unless extremely egregious, counters without a point if reference (I.e. Baseline) is hard to work with.
Oct
3
revised Keep getting message: Failed allocate pages: FAIL_PAGE_ALLOCATION 540
edited title
Oct
1
comment Non clustered index on multiple columns
What are the common data retrieval queries with these columns?
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
30
awarded  Refiner
Sep
30
revised Can SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition Trial be upgraded to a full Core license?
edited tags
Sep
30
answered Can SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition Trial be upgraded to a full Core license?