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Issues setting up Oracle 18c XE on Windows Server 2012 r2

I've been running into some problems getting my Oracle installation up and running on Windows Server 2012 r2 at work. Initially, I had installed Oracle on my Win10 laptop for test purposes - I ...
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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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Domain Independent Cluster on AWS

I am trying to work out whether it's possible to create a Domain Independent Workgroup Cluster in AWS (on Windows Server 2016 for use with SQL 2017 Availability Groups). This environment also has no ...
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Waiting Tasks on Mirror

I just migrated my primary's synchronous mirror to a new server and I've noticed that there are 150 to 230 waiting tasks on the mirrored instance (based on the activity monitor.) I don't recall if ...
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Can I remove some of our disk allocation?

I've started work for a new company who are using Azure for their SQL Databases. As one of my first tasks, they've asked me if they have too much storage (expensive storage), and would like to remove ...
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SQL Server 2014 Standard FCI Does Not Failover

Have a peculiar case where a previously working FCI, after installing a large backlog of Windows updates, is now failing often and not failing over. On occasion, and this appears to happen around ...
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clussvc.exe consuming high cpu

We have a 4 node cluster running 2 SQL Failover Instances. Windows 2012 Standard & SQL 2014 Microsoft Failover Cluster Service has been consitently between 25 - 30 % CPU. This is happening on 2 ...
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How to set processes parameter in oracle 11g Windows in accordance with RAM in the server

Could anyone explain me whether there is any limitation in setting processes parameter in Oracle 11gr2 and how to set sga_target according to this. Right now I have set the processes to 4000 and I ...
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Why is SQL Server unable to access partitions stored on UNC paths?

I have a database with its primary file and log file stored locally. One table is split into 101 partitions which are stored on a Windows share on another server accessed by a UNC path. Each partition ...
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How to handle large sized oracle databases in a windows server

My Production database is having 188 GB size. The server handling the db is having C Drive with a space of 250 GB. My database is growing rapidly.I don't think this database is having much size ...
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Primary Server is “Resolving state” & Quorum node is in “failed” state

I would like to say that in my environment I have a 2 node in WSFC with the nodes SQLServer-01 (Primary Server) SQLServer-02 (Secondary Server) And for third vote in cluster also One (File share ...
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Can Oracle Database run on Microsoft Nano Server?

Microsoft Nano Server is attractive alternative to a heavier installation of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Can Oracle Database be prepared to run this way?
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Unable to start the Integration services for SQL server 2012

Suddenly we are facing some errors in starting up the integration services. From event viewer and ssms when we tried connecting we get below error message The SQL Server Integration Services 11.0 ...
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MariaDB on Windows Server 2012 R2 - out of memory

I have two servers, one with Windows Small Business Server 2008 and the other runs Windows Server 2012 R2. The servers have running multi master replication. Both uses MariaDB 10.2.6. On the old 2008 ...
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Database service likely hang at some moments

Our team adopted MariaDB to replace SQL Server 2008 last year end. There is no issue for DB service hanging, and last week and yesterday I met 2 services hang issues. The following are configurations ...
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SQL Server not Using Allocated Memory

I have a weird problem I am struggling to troubleshoot. I have a development server with 18GB RAM and two SQL Server 2012 SP3 instances with @@version output: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (SP3) (...
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Running Oracle DataPatch after OPatch

After patching an Oracle 12c database (Windows environment, container DB and 3 PDBs), is there any way to predict or estimate how long it will take to run DataPatch utility? Or to see how far along it ...
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Always On log files bigger than database files

We had SQL RAP and we got warning that Transaction log files larger than the database files. They advised me to remove databases from Always ON, change recovery mode to SIMPLE and then shrink log ...
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frm-92100:your connection to the server was interrupted

frm-92100: error I use my using internet explorer & JInitiator 1.3.1.13 using oracle 11g and dev9i windows server 2008 R2. The app was running fine for last 2 years but suddenly this happen. I ...
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Can I use Foreign Data Wrapper for SQL Server in Windows Server 2012?

I use PostgreSQL and SQL Server. I want to get SQL Server data in PostgreSQL. I found PostgreSQL Foreign Data Wrapper. There are installation packs for CentOS and Ubuntu. However, I want to use FDW ...
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SQL Server TempDB on Local SSDs with VMs

Two physical Servers in a Cluster. Multiple SQL 2016 Virtual Machines. Fibre Channel SAN Storage used for the Virtual Machine Operating System and Database Data Files. I've seen multiple sources claim ...
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SQL Service failed to start master.mdf is in use

I've got this issue which has me baffled at the moment. When I came in this morning there were 2 instances on a server with 4 SQL Server instances who had a backupthread process which got stuck when ...
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Two active + one passive node for failover clustering

I'd like to know if it is possible to have a single passive node for two SQL Servers in a failover clustering deployment. For example, both active servers A and B will use server C as their contingent ...
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Move a database (from decomisioned server) to an existing server with heavy ongoing loads

We have a situation where one of our database approx. 60 GB in size with transactions running every 2-3 mins 24*7 has to be moved, since the server it is on is going to be decommissioned. Now, we ...
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Oracle TNS Permission denied when creating database

I hope you can help me. I need to restore an Oracle 9i (9.2.0.6.0) database on a Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 from a cold backup. I managed to get the 9i installer and the version patch (since I was ...
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Replicate existing database live

New to db admin here and I have a question. My setup is Windows Server 2012 R2, MySQL, using MySQL Workbench. I have Database A on Server A, how can I make an exact clone of this database (Database B)...
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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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How can I prevent SMB digital signing from killing SSIS performance?

My company recently turned on SMB digital signing on the Windows 2012 r2 server that runs SSIS. This has had a severe impact on data transfer performance. The security team did this and I can't get ...
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What is the best way to clear couple of tables each night at specific hour in Postgres SQL?

I need to clear couple of tables every night on my db so in the morning they will be empty and ready to use for the end users. I already wrote the query to truncate them but I'm not sure what is the ...
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How to check particular SQL UserID windows permissions in MS SQL SERVER 2012?

I would like to say as per my network system administrative security of windows Server 2012 R2. I am unable to start SQL Server agent. As per in MS SQL Server 2012 , i have "sysadmin" & "public" ...
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Risk in evicting node from SQL Server cluster without prior uninstalling of SQL Server binaries

I have to perform upgrade of a SQL Server failover cluster with several SQL Server 2005 instances running on two Windows Server 2003. Since the plan is to have servers running Windows Server 2008 and ...
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mirroring on sql server 2012 on different windows server 2012

I have 2 servers *.203 and *.205 I have sql server 2012 on each of them I tried to make mirroring between them every thing goes successfuly but when I tried to start mirroring it gives me ...
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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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SQL Server scheduled backup to Azure Table bacpac

I moved my database from Azure SQL to Windows Server 2008 R2 + SQL Server 2012 Web edition virtual machine on Windows Azure. The Azure SQL provided automated backup to Azure Table as bacpac file. It ...
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SQL Server 2012 Failover Cluster and attached SAN

I have three servers in a Windows Server failover cluster. SQL Server 2012 Failover Cluster is installed on all nodes. I have an issue with shared disks attached from SAN. overview with the same ...
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Upgrade my server or migrate it to a new server [closed]

I have a two servers, one is application server that runs with Windows Server 2003 and one SQL server runs with SQL 2008 and windows server 2003 OS. I would like to upgrade the both servers' OS to ...
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Missing options in Feature Selection when installing SQL Server 2016 on existing server

I have a Windows 2008R2 64-bits server that already has 2 instances of SQL Server 2008R2 installed, and working fine. I want to add a new instance, but for SQL Server 2016, while keeping the existing ...
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Sql Server 2017 - Cannot shrink transaction log file, blocked by LOG_BACKUP status

Last week my sql server 2017 instance (running on windows server 2016) ran out of space, filling the disk completely up with a 190GB transaction log file. Luckily this was on a cloud instance, so I ...
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How to find how many number of transactions are happening in SQL Server/SQL Server database in a day?

I have to migrate my SQL Server on a particular public cloud, which is charging/licensing on the basis of number of transactions happening on the SQL Server. I am aware of the Performance Counters ...
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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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Software for working with SQL Server databases in Windows Server 2008 [closed]

We have an ASP .NET project that uses SQL Server that we host on a Windows Server 2008 machine. Where does Microsoft keeps its documentation for the tools that can be used for administering SQL Server ...
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how to run SSMS as a different user?

I am running SSMS as a different user from my local machine and it works fine. When I try to do the same, even using my own credentials, on server01 I get the following error: access is denied I am ...
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SQL Server 2012 Support on Windows Server 2008 R2

Is it possible to install Microsoft SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter? On the Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter - I have .Net Framework 3.5.1 Features(.Net Framework 3.5.1) and I ...
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How to change SQL Server in a domain with a new server machine and latest SQL database? [closed]

We have an SQL Server in our domain. The SQL Server version is MS SQL 2000 and the Operating System is Windows Server 2003. Now I want to change the machine itself with new computer running windows ...
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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 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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Windows Server and SQL Server updates and patching - and how to rollback (revert) if necessary

Say we have a server as SQL Server 2017 on Windows Server 2016, both have some pending updates recently Below few questions: What's the correct order of installing updates - first Windows, and then ...
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SQL Server 2016: Granting security to do everything but read / write data

We have an offshore support team coming online to support our servers as DBAs for 24x7 support. However, there are several instances that have a limitation due to contracts that limit offshore access ...
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What rights do you need for Ola's integrity check?

I'm configuring a new server and Ola's integrity check is working for user databases (I have restored a database of around 50 GB for tests) and is failing for system databases. If I look in the logs ...
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Will a SQL Server 2008 R2 MDF file work on SQL Server 2016 with Windows Server 2016?

We release our database as a .MDF file taken from a SQL Server 2008 R2 server. I have a client who is planning to move to SQL Server 2016 on a Windows OS 2016 and is asking if our .MDF can be restored ...

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