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What WMI event is fired when Azure bacpac is imported in SQL Server?

What WMI event is fired when Azure database bacpac is imported? I need to create a SQL Server Agent Alert on WMI event which is triggered every time Azure bacpac is imported (Import Data Tier ...
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What are the .BCP files inside a .bacpak file?

Diving on dba.stackexchange.com I found a nice answer that teach me how to open a .bacpac file with File Explorer. I gave it a try with the database AdventureWorks2008R2 and all I did was: Save the ...
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importing bacpac file using sql package

How can I specify Database maximum size when importing bacpac file using sql package? The maximum size of 32GB is auto-sizing, but my actual DB size is over 35GB. Can I get to use DatabaseMaximumSize=(...
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Free some space on a full Express Edition instance

Using Microsoft SQL Server 2016 (RTM) - 13.0.1601.5 (X64) Express Edition (64-bit) I have a database that reaches the maximum space (10Gb) every month. In order to free up some space I do a bacpac, ...
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Is the BACPAC from a TDE encrypted DB also encrypted?

If you create a BACPAC of an encrypted database, will the data in the BACPAC be encrypted? We're currently using on-prem SQL Server and use TDE to encrypt our customer databases. We also have a ...
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What is the best way to include a large amount of configuration data in a SQL project?

I have a BIDS SQL Server Database Project with a database that I publish dynamically to various servers (SQL2016). It initially starts blank and everything is parameterized. Everything is in Azure ...
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Importing a single large table in Azure

I have an existing DB called MyDb in Azure SQL Server. I have a bacpac of another DB with several tables in it. I'm interested in importing one single table (that table has no FK, it makes things ...
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MS Azure remote back up with SqlPackage

I wanted to do an export of a .bacpac file from MS Azure database, from local machine, with command like this: sqlpackage.exe /Action:Export /ssn:tcp:<ServerName>.database.windows.net,1433 /sdn:...
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Import bacpac containing security policies and temporal-tables with schemabinding

I've created a bacpac backup of my database (both Azure and local with SSMS). Trying to import the bacpac to same or another machine (again both Azure and local) the import always fails with this ...
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Importing BACPAC file from azure to SQL creating an empty database

Exported Data-Tier_application from an Azure database to create a BACPAC of it. SQL editions I'm trying to use to import the BACPAC: SQL Server 2016 express. SQL Server 2017 Developer ...
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Is there a way to programmatically get the version of a .bacpac file without unzipping and inspecting the xml?

The situation is that we get a copy of the latest production bacpac, then restore it locally when setting up our dev environment. During the setup, we do an explicit check for the DacFX dll but target ...
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Bacpac Import fails with error 'The Element or Annotation class SqlDatabaseOptions does not contain the Property class CatalogCollation'

I want to restore some production azure database on my local machine for development purposes. So I exported the production database to a .bacpack file & downloaded that file on local. Now I am ...
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Error 10054 encountered exporting localhost SQL Server to .bacpac

I am trying to export a localhost SQL Server database to a .bacpac file, and am encountering error 10054: "A transport-level error has occurred when receiving results from the server... An ...
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SQL Server on linux unable to export to bacpac [closed]

I'm trying to export my database to a .bacpac file. I get the following error: (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server) The command I'm using is: /...
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Create bacpac from SQL Server 2008

Is it possible to export bacpac file from SQL SERVER 2008 (running 10.50.6220)? I can only see option for dacpac.
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SQLPackage : Import or Export SQL Azure BACPAC without users

I know how to use SQLpackage.exe. I can export from SQL Azure and create a bacpac. I can also Import to SQL Server via SQLPackage.exe. I want to export or import without the users in the database. The ...
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