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Is it possible to set up ADSI linked server in SQL Server Express?

Is there any limitation in SQL Server Express that prevents you from creating a linked server to Active Directory? (I don't have an AD environment available to test.)
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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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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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SQL Server mdf file too large

I have a .mdf file that is 10gb. This is the max file size. How can I reduce the file size? I do not need the data, I just need to be able to write new data to the database. I have deleted a ton of ...
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How to enable odbc connnections in new sql server setup? [closed]

Fresh server 2012 R2 Essentials install, trying to get SQL Server Express to accept ODBC connections. My database is setup and I have all of my data populated, but now I am trying to get my reporting ...
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Installing SQL Server Express from SQL Server Developer Installer

If I install SQL Server 2012 Express using the SQL Server 2012 developer installer, do I still have access to all features available from the Advanced Services and/or With Tools versions of SQL Server ...
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Why does my hard-drive fill up when executing a query?

I have a very complex SQL query that I execute in SQL Server Management Studio. As the query is running, I notice that my harddisk is filling up, until the point it's completely full (I'm talking a 10+...
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Why are duplicate permissions appearing on the securables GUI in SSMS?

Why are duplicate permissions appearing on the Securables GUI?
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New SQL Server from backup; application has successful login on 1 database, but fails on another: 0x80040e4d

Our SQL Server crashed and burned, the hard drives destroyed. No hope of recovery. We need to get a very important application working again; this is on a different server. We've set up a new SQL ...
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What are the minimum requirements for running a dtsx package on a PC?

One of my clients has some very specific needs to get a spreadsheet run through some ETL processes I have created. I have developed an SSIS .dtsx package which imports an Excel spreadsheet into SQL ...
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SQL Server 2014 Express has reached database size limit. What is the quickest solution?

My SQL Server 2014 Express database has reached database size limit. What is the quickest solution to get back up and running? Is Express software the same as the full version, with just some ...
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Automate backup using Windows Task Scheduler

I want to run an automatic backup of SQL Server 2012 Express using Windows Task Scheduler. I have 3 user databases. I want to backup all 3 user databases through a single stored procedure and a ...
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Cannot install database engine services, replication and SQL writer

I am trying to install SQL Server 2012 Express, but I get this error (I try to uninstall and delete registry key, try to change account for database engine to NT Authority\System, but reinstall still ...
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Failed to attach SQL Express DB, Could not continue scan with NOLOCK

We have a remote client that had to rebuild their server and has been having trouble with their SQL Express database since. I cannot remotely connect to this client unfortunately. I had them run "DBCC ...
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Install Express/Standard side-by-side

I've reviewed these two existing questions: Install SQL Server 2008 Express on same machine as normal SQL Server 2008 install? Installing SQL Server Express in parallel of Standard ...and I believe ...
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Permission error when executing a 5.6 GB sqlcmd file

I am trying to run a very large file through the sqlcmd command and it works perfectly with files of 100 MB up to 1.4 GB. This is what I have tested so far, but when I try to run a file which is 5.6 ...
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Monitor executed SQL statements from external application [duplicate]

I have an external application connecting to a SQL Server 2008 Express database. Is it possible to monitor (view) the SQL statements that are generated by the external application at all? I am trying ...
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How many users are supported on SQL Server 2012 Express?

I would like to say that i have gone through some of the sql blog and MSDN BOL, but still there is some confusion in mind like. The limitation of SQL Server 2012 Express is 10 GB. It is the ...
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Differences between the different installers of SQL Server 2014 Express

I'm trying to understand the differences between the different installers of SQL Server 2014 Express. If you are able to tell me whatever you can or find documentation on them, I'd appreciate it. ...
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How to create a server instance of just ComputerName instead of ComputerName\SQLEXPRESS

I'm currently hosting a database on the server MyComputerName using SQL Server Express 2014. I want to move the database to another computer, so I installed SQL Server Express 2014 on it but that ...
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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 express - Management studio installation hangs at native images installation

I've been trying to install SQL server express edition (2014) with management studio and consistently failing to do so because installation stalls at step 'Install_sql_common_core_Cpu64_Action : ...
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In SQL Server, are there any other options of data Import and Export

I've been working with SQL Server since SQL Server 7. So I know about BCP, Bulk insert, openrowset and SSIS. My question is a simple one: Do you know of any other ways to Import/Export data using ...
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Is Service Broker the best choice for auditing data changes on SQL Server Express?

My project is to audit 5 to 10 existing tables in our system without prolonging transactions. Whatever method is used, it has to work on SQL Server Express 2005 to (eventually) 2016. I've done ...
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Trigger to create a variable Table to be sent to service broker

I've setup a service broker for the first time and tested it... Looks good. Everytime a DML operation happens on a specific table; Let's say the Price Table, a trigger calls a stored procedure passing ...
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Can I have full backups on multiple disks?

Currently, I've only got one backup file, IMTDB.bak, and it's on the same HDD as the Database itself. I want to increase the redundancy of this DB backup by essentially "copying" it to another disk, ...
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Can't shrink WSUS SQL database

I have a Windows SBS2011 installed. It has file sharing, Exchange and WSUS running off it. WSUS console was, and always been, running slowly - I have no comparison with any other system, so I ...
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How do I reindex my SQL Server Express database to free up space when it's already full?

Being the naive guy that I am, I let my DB get full (10GB is the max for SQL Server Express), and have now decided to drop columns to reclaim space. I'm dropping 10 columns from a ~50M row table to ...
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How do I check how many rows a query will affect before executing it?

I'm writing an application to interface with my database (SQL Server 2014 SP1 Express), and there are two sections of the application that worry me slightly. The first involves an UPDATE: UPDATE Jobs ...
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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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Can't upgrade a SQL Express to SQL Standard

I have a 64 bit SQL Server 2008 Express R2 installed and I cannot upgrade it to a fully licensed 2014 Standard. When I try to update to SP 4, I get this issue: If I try to run the upgrade edition, ...
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Move database from windows server 2003 to windows 7/8?

I am working with this company currently running their SQL Express database in a virtualized Windows Server 2003. What would you experts say about replacing that for a virtualized slimmed-down ...
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Why are some of my migrated tables showing “The given key was not present in the dictionary” in WebMatrix's interface?

I'm having an issue while using the SQL Server Migration tool to convert Access accdbs into SQL Server 2014 Express. I am converting the tables using SQL Server Migration Tool and I have a connection ...
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Sync many client database to one central database

We have client application which can be installed on local machine where users can work offline and create projects in it. This application is already developed. Now we need to create Admin ...
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Combine multiple records into one, using name from only one record

I've got a query that returns a table of technicians and the number of work orders they've filled. The problem is that sometimes technicians get entered using their full name, and sometimes they get ...
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What connection string to use to connect to network server?

I have a database on my computer running on SQL Server Express 2014, and I'd like other computers connected to my network to be able to connect to it using a C# program I wrote. I've done the ...
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Why does my SQL Server Express (2014) connection break after restarting my computer?

For some reason when I install SQL Server Express (2014), it works fine for a while (usually a day or two), and then quits allowing me to sign in. I'm not just talking about remotely here, either. ...
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SQL Server Express 2012 Repair

I have a copy of SQL server Express 2012 database which may be corrupt. When I tried to run a repair on it I was asked for the original installation media. The Options were for an MSI or ISO image. ...
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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 2012 Express Database Backup Script [closed]

I want to do a full weekly backup of my SQL Server 2012 Express database. I have created a SQL script and batch file to automatically do a full backup of my database each week and overwrite the ...
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Only local administrators can connect remotely

I'm facing a problem that when I try to connect to the SQL Express instance from client to server. The Server logs an error: SSPI handshake failed with error code 0x8009030c, state 14 while ...
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SQL Server Express Limitation

I would like to use Express instead of Standard. Does Express still have the annoying habit of going to sleep if left unused for a period of time?
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SQL Server Express 2014 Installation directory

I face recently a problem when starting SQL Server Management Studio. As it can't start, I uninstall it. When trying to install it again, I am asked to select the installation folder of SQL Server. ...
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SQL Server Express to SQL Server Standard upgrade?

The database size on our SQL Server Express database is around 10GB. I checked our database size and it said 38GB. Do I need to upgrade to SQL Server Standard edition? Is it expensive to upgrade? ...
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Where's my missing Sql Server Express 2005 Database space? Size and space available dont add up to 4G?

I recently deleted some data from a table that was not needed and growing to too big a size with this query which provided to me by a support tech... declare @mdate datetime set @mdate='04/04/2014'...
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SQL Server Express: difference between connecting to localhost and localhost\sqlexpress

I am new to SQL Server and am following some tutorials. I have not yet created any databases. In SQL Server 2012 Management Studio I click on "connect" -> "Database Engine". I noticed that, using the ...
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Error after removing sql server 2008 R2 Express edition and instaling Entreprise edition: Unable to connect to MyHost\MSSQLSERVER

So I'm having this issue after installing MS SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise edition, I'm getting this message error: Unable to connect to WIN7 \ MSSQLSERVER A network-related error or instance-...
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Importing CSV file using SQL Server Import and Export Wizard (SQL Server Express)

So I am having a heck of a time importing a CSV file. The ultimate goal is to create a repeatable process to import the file. The only way I've been able to import the file is in a roundabout way ...
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Unable to view SQL Server services

Whenever I enter SQL Server Configuration Manager and choose SQL Server Services I would always get the following error message: "The remote Procedure call failed. [0x800706be]" everything else works ...
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Mirroring Database tables and views on SQL Server Express

I need some idea on how to mirror all table and views in my development server to my demo server. Both servers are running SQL Server Express. I have tried it manually but it's very time consuming. ...