• Advantages of SQL Server 2005 over SQL Server 2000

    What are the benefits of upgrading to SQL Server 2005 from SQL Server 2000?

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  • Linked SQL Server problems

    I have 2 servers. Server 1 has SQL 2000 (SP2). Server 2 has SQl 2000 + SQL 2005 (sp2). I'm trying to create a linked server on Server 1 to Server 2 SQL 2005. I can get SQL 2005 linked into SQL 2000 on server 2 itself but when I got to Server 1 and try to create a linked server to SQl 2005, I get...

    KH155 pointsBadges:
  • Oracle DECODE and SSMA

    Does the SSMA or SQL Server Migration Assistant actually have a custom DECODE function that can be used in SQL Server? I've installed SSMA and can't find that function in the sysdb database. I assumed there was such a function based on a blog posting made by Kevin Kline.  If there is a function...

    Dirk5 pointsBadges:
  • Moving SQL 2005 databases with no downtime between servers

    We have 2 SQL 2005 servers and would like to move the database and the logins and passwords from server to server. I ran backup and restored the full database with no recovery mode which allow me to copy the transaction logs then I transfered the logons and ran sp_change_users_login to associate a...

    Theitman25 pointsBadges:
  • Limiting SQL injection in SQL Server 2005

    I have a site in ASP and on the back-end in SQL Server 2005, but I keep finding SQL injection on my site. Is there code that will prevent SQL injection from getting onto my site?

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  • ASP.NET

    I have four textboxes and a database which is already created. What I want to do is if i enter the value in the four textboxes and press button, it should automatically gets updated or saved in the database.

    5555544425 pointsBadges:
  • SQL2000 linked to SQL2005 doesn’t allow TRAN selects

    Hi all, I have a SQL2000 machine that has a linked server that runs SQL2005 (before this was a SQL2000) When the systems were both SQL2000 from ServerA it was possible to run: BEGIN TRAN SELECT * FROM MYSVR.MYBD.DBO.MYTABLE COMMIT TRAN After the ServerB has been upgraded to SQl2005 the code above...

    alessandro.panzetta9,725 pointsBadges:
  • Retrieving large binary objects

    Server: SQL Server 2005 SP2 on Windows 2003 R2, Quad Core, 4GB Ram, Gigabit Ethernet Client: Windows XP SP2, Dual Core, 1GB RAM, Gigabit Ethernet I am retrieving images from my database across the network and am concerned about thruput. It seems to me when I request a 300k image that it will be...

    JButtery5 pointsBadges:
  • Restore a View Sql Server 2005

    I over-wrote a VIEW by mistake. How do I recover the original version of the view? Is there a way to ROLLBACK a "CREATE VIEW..." command?

    VelameLaCosa110 pointsBadges:
  • Upgrading SQL Server 2000/2005 to 2008 with VMWare and EMC SANs

    Has anyone ever seen a White Paper on the best way to utilize features of both VMWare and EMC Symmetrix based SANs in a real-time or rapid batch based upgrade from SQL Server 2000/2005 to SQL Server 2008 with minimal downtime for application availability?

    SQL2K8Dude5 pointsBadges:
  • SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008

    I have been trying to learn SQL 2005 from like a month or two and i think I have done a good job. Now I was about to try some security stuff in it but I saw that SQL 2008 is in market. Can any body suggest me that what is the difference between the two and can I switch to SQL 2008? What ever I...

    JrSoftwareDeveloper5 pointsBadges:
  • Migrate MySQL database to SQL 2005

    We are looking to migrate from MySQL to a full blown iteration of SQL 2005. Are there tools in place that will allow us to migrate our data and tables or are we on our own for getting our data into the MS database?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Need to upgrade SQL Server

    Hi, Right now my database server running on SQL Server 2000 & my application is also running from the same server for heavy load on server. I'm going to separate my database server & application server. I need help because my database size is all most 3 GB. Also I need to upgrade my...

    Ravijoshi2020 pointsBadges:
  • SQL Server Disk Alignment

    What size should I set the Starting Partition Offset on the disks when running SQL Server 2005 32-bit enterprise edition, should it be 1024KB or 64KB?

    Rick Martinez585 pointsBadges:
  • Stored procedures in master DB, SQL Server 2005

    Does anyone know where I can get a list describing, in layman's terms, all the sp_usr... stored procedures in the Master database? New to all this and don't have the time or knowledge to decipher the TSQL behind it. Hope someone can help! Cheers!

    GillsJules5 pointsBadges:
  • P2V Windows XP SP3 SQL Server 2005 Express

    Hi all, can I do P2V with Windows XP SP3 and SQL Server 2005 Express? Is that is possible and how? I mean what kind of software if its doing cold or hot?

    Fulgen5 pointsBadges:
  • Re-linking SQL Server database user

    Hi Guys, What I am trying to do is relink a database user to a new domain user, and also keeping the same database user name. I am able to do this when I run the following command, and if the database user isn't the same as the login name. use temp alter user TestUser2 with name= TestUser2, login=...

    Db23290 pointsBadges:
  • Utility to Compare Security Configuration Between SQL Server 2005 Database

    We are trying to restore a SQL Server 2005 database from a production to a QA environment. We are using certificate security, multiple schemas and certificate signed stored procedures. We need to find a utility which can tell us security configuration differences between the two environments. Any...

    Aiguy5 pointsBadges:
  • Migrating from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2005 on DTS packages

    Could someone help me with a SQL Server 2000 migration to SQL Server 2005 on DTS packages? I have a Dynamics GP integration that uses the DTS package, but I don't know SQL or DTS packages well enough.

    SQL Server Ask the Experts2,585 pointsBadges:
  • Adding files to TempDB

    Do I need to restart SQL Server 2005, if I have added additional files to the TempDB?

    SQL Server Ask the Experts2,585 pointsBadges:

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