Questions tagged [sql-server-express]

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What determines the maximum number of concurrent connection to SQL Server 2016 Express

After some googling, there seems to not have a straight forward answer to the question. MSDN Forum mentions it depends on CPU, Memory usage, database size etc. Could someone help explain or perhaps ...
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Backing up SQL Server Express Edition on a VPS

I'm considering installing SQL Server Express Edition on a VPS. My understanding is that, among the limitations of Express Edition, some of them involve features that facilitate backups. Can someone ...
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In place upgrade from Express 2005 SP 4 to Express 2014, does database size limitation follow?

We are currently attempting get around a file size limitation issue with our database. The database file size hovers around the 4GB mark (the database size limit is 4GB in SQL Express 2005). We always ...
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How to trace security_error_ring_buffer_recorded errors in SQL Server 2014 Express

Just so everyone doesn't have a high expectation of my level of knowledge on this topic, I'm not a DBA; I'm a .NET developer who has to try and figure this out by virtue of being "the one most likely ...
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SQL Maintenance script not running with SQL Server Express

Hello and thank you for making such a well-designed script available to the public. I have client with some heavy db fragmentation and performance issues. I would like to use your scripts to help ...
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Sql Server - Multiple errors regarding to memory in error log

MSSQL-Server 2017 Express Edition runs on my Linux server. The server has 4GB RAM. The total size of DB is 300MB. My website and the sqlserver are on the same server, it's a small website with max of ...
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Database Consistency History fails in SQL Server 2017 Express

When I run the Database Consistency History report using MSSM I get an error message: unable to retrieve data for this section of the report. Following error occured Msg 19050, Level 16, State 5 ...
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‘PRIMARY’ filegroup is full. How do I increase temdb size in SQL Server Express 2017?

When I reindex a particular table DBCC DBREINDEX(@TableName, '',90) I get an error Level 17, State 2, Procedure aareindex, Line 21 [Batch Start Line 0] Could not allocate space for object ‘...
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After new row INSERT statement, use newly created PK as FK in a second INSERT statement within the same Stored Procedure

Using SQLExpress -- I have a table Orders that contains a PK of order_id. I have a second table Items that contains model and quantity along with a FK of order_id. I am using a gridview to collect ...
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SQL Server 2016 Linked Server OPENQUERY Hangs

I've been trying to figure out this linked server problem for about a week now with no luck. The set up I have is a linked server from an instance of SQL SERVER 2016 to an instance of SQL SERVER 2016 ...
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Reviewing the design of a database about animals of two distinct species

I am creating a small database using SQL Server Express 2017. There are two animals (Foxes and Elephants). The Foxes table will have the columns: Identifier, Species, BodyLength, and FurColour. The ...
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SQL Express 2014 Installation Fails with SSL Error

I've got a user that wants to install SQL Server Express 2014 on his Windows 10 laptop. The default installation fails: 2017-11-13 13:39:31.31 Server Microsoft SQL Server 2014 - 12.0.2000.8 (X64)...
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Cannot find Database Mail feature in SQL Server Express 2012 SP1

I need to use SQL Server Database Mail feature in my project. However Database Mail seems not available on my development instance. There should be a 'Database Mail' node in the Object Explorer. In ...
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Is there an Express version of Azure SQL DB?

With on-premise SQL Server, there are editions such as Express, Web, Standard, and Enterprise. Do those editions (or an analog) exist in Azure SQL DB, especially Express? My Google-Fu is failing ...
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Command runs fine in elevated command prompt, but fails when run in a Windows Task Scheduler task

Here's my predicament: The version on the server is SQL Server Express. And no, we cannot use any other version. (Long story, but: vendor will not allow without $ome...) From 1, you can deduct that ...
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Scripting a Maintenance Plan in SQL Server Express

How would I run each aspect of Ola Halengren's sql maintenance plan on SQL Express? It's my understanding that each job should be run in a specific order. I'm sure that a .bat or cmd file can do ...
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Migrating SQL Server 2012 Web Edition to Azure

I am trying to migrate to Azure I have gone through this article Migrate SQL Server to a single database or pooled database in Azure SQL Database online using DMS, However since I am having SQL Server ...
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What is using all my space?

I'm using SQL Server Express 2008 R2 and a third part application has its database on this database server. The database seems way bigger than I would expect considering what it is actually doing. ...
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Messages about parallel redo

Parallel redo is shutdown for database '' with worker pool size [2]. Parallel redo is started for database '' with worker pool size [2]. Starting up database '' I see this on a client PC a lot in ...
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SQL Server Express 2017 database size limitation

I have a database hosted on SQL Server Express 2017. The size was small like 200MB. Today I have copied 24GB tables to the same database from external database hosted on different server. The ...
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SQL Server query extremely slow. It fixes itself after rebooting [duplicate]

I have an SQL Server instance running on AWS RDS that is performing badly. A query that usually takes milliseconds to run, is taking minutes, causing my application to time out. This particular query ...
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Restore backup fails - not enough disk space [duplicate]

I have a backup that's about 6Gb. It's a "light" backup of the original (with the log tables purged), which is about 14Gb. I try to restore the backup on my SQL Express local server. It fails with a ...
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How to install SQL Server Management Console in 2008 Express Version?

I started a dozen attempts to install the SQL Server Management Studio for the 2008 Express Version of SQL Server. What i use: Windows Vista 2007 SP 2 What i did: a) I downloaded the install file ...
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Differences between Visual Studio Data Source vs External Database outside of Visual Studio

I've worked with many databases outside of visual studio. When I find myself working in Visual Studio having to work with either Oracle Express, SQLite or MS SQL Express - I have never used the ...
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One instance, four clients, one is slow

We have a small office setup with one Windows Server 2012 running SQL Server 2016 Express. The database is hosting files for our accountant software. This is a multi module software that runs ...
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Connecting to SQL Express Server 2017 with SQL Server Authentication Remotely

I have two systems that are on the same network. I am able to ping back and forth between these systems with their IP address and with their system names. I have enabled the TCP port 1433 inbound and ...
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Database Mail on SQL Server Express 2017 [duplicate]

I followed this article to create a database mail for SQL Server Express 2017. I got it working but before that I had tried to create accounts and different profiles. How I do I list all database ...
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SQL Server Express 2017 Database Mail Silent error

I have made an installation of a development environment in VMWare that contains: Windows Server 2016 SQL Server Express 2017 The objective is to perform migration tests of a base that is currently ...
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Shrinking a SQL Server 2008 Standard database to move it into SQL Server 2014 Express

I need to shrink a popular CRM database with SSMS to move it onto a new server. I am going from SQL Server 2008 Standard to SQL Server 2014 Express. Database is in Simple Recovery Model. It needs to ...
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What permissions should be added to public users sql [closed]

I have a SQL Server and am looking at making it public. What I mean by this is: I can create a DB and give access to myself and friends etc. I need to create a login which can only view databases it ...
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Maximum concurrent connections to SQL Server Express 2017 installed on Windows Server 2016 Essentials

If I install SQL Server Express 2017 on Windows Server 2016 Essentials, what is the maximum number of users that will be able to connect concurrently across the network to the SQL Server Express ...
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backup the difference with sql server express between 2 timestamps

I am newbie to sql and have sql server express edition installed on my PC and contains a database 'Jdatabase' on 1sept and took a backup(by right clicking on database -> tasks->backup using 'sql ...
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Mark exported rows as exported

I need to write an export module which marks exported rows as exported. We currently run SQL Server Express 2012, but may switch to Oracle, so I need a client-side approach. We are currently using ASP....
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Feature of database-level audit in SQL Server 2012 Express edition

Like in SQL Server 2012 Enterprise edition, can we have database-level audit in SQL Server 2012 Express edition? Can we have Audit Folder in Security Tab?
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SSRS 2016 on SQL Server 2014

I have question about using SSRS 2016 on SQL server 2014 First of all, I don't have much experience with Reporting services. Company use SQL server 2014 and they have SQL database on it (DB is ...
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Requirement of SQL Server 2008

The software I am installing requires SQL Server 2008. I have SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Version. I am having problem in the setup and finally I am arriving on the conclusion that my SQL Express can ...
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Install SQL Server Express without administration rights

Is there a way to install SQL Server Express without administration right? Is there a portable version? (I need to test SQL Server on my computer before using the server but I don't have ...
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Why does SQL Server 2012 Express use 9.5GB of RAM on my server?

I am building an application in which I plan to embed SQL Server 2012 Express as the primary datastore. When testing on my development machine (Win7-32 with 3GB RAM), I never observed the sqlservr....
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Couldn't find sql server agent in Sql Server 2014 Management Studio?

Is there any way to add it in SQL Server Express edition?
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Enabling admin connection on SQL Server Express to fix logon trigger

Well, luckily I got this error on my test environment. I'm so scared about this error that I disabled all logon triggers I was using on production environment. I created the famous logon trigger, ...
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A way to syncronize data in sql express

I have 2 servers, one with SQL standard and the second one is express. I wanted to know if there is any tool or any way to synchronized the databases and making it work like replication without the ...
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Updating SQL table from Excel sheet (using powershell)

I am using the below code to complete a bulk import into SQL, but I think I have run into a problem with my method. $serverName = "pjim-app-02\tsg"; $databaseName = "User_Data" ; $tableName = "dbo....
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SQL Server Express Instance Memory vs Memory Limit

SQL Server 2014 express edition is published as having a memory limit of 1 GB. What do the SQL Instance Memory Properties do with respect to this limit? For example, I can set the minimum and maximum ...
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Can SQL Server replication be used for Point-of-Sale (POS)?

We are looking for a solution that will synchronize the databases of our POS. The scenario says we have 3 POS with SQL Server Express installed on each machine. We want these databases to be in-sync ...
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SQL Server 2016 high idle CPU and queries extremly slow

I have a ~10 day old installation of WinServer2012R2 and SQL Server Express 2016 for testing. I am the only user on this machine. A database with a .bak from SQL Server 2005 of ~250MB is restored ...
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SQL Server Express 2012 Database Size Limit

I checked the forum there are other similar topics but my scenario is different. for myDatabase under database properties -> General tab it shows: Size : 25285.31 MB Space Available: 3989.13 MB And ...
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Installing SQL Server 2008 Express Edition in quiet mode issue?

I want to install SQL Server Express 2008 in quiet mode. I know that we can use /ConfigurationFile="ConfigurationFile.INI" parameter to install SQL Server from a configuration file. The following is ...
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SQL Server 2012 Express SP1 install still not 11.1

I run the SQL Server 2012 Express SP1 install and it succeeds. After I have rebooted my computer, I do a select @@version But still I only have version 11.0.21600.64. I have tried this on two ...
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Replicate single table from SQL Express to SQL Enterprise 2014

We have a small branch app that stores some data in a SQL Express Database. We want to have an almost real time copy of this table in our headquarters, were we have SQL Enterprise 2014. I say almost, ...
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Define relationships for 3 tables

I have 3 tables that are currently defined as: Is this the best way, or should I use an associative table? I put the relationships backwards, 1 group can contain many users and many students. There ...