• Exclude indexes from backups in SQL Server 2008

    Over the past few weeks, our night backups are becoming quite large because of the # of indexes in them. We've been using a simple recovery model for the backups. Would there be a way to exclude the indexes from the backups? Thanks so much!

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  • Query when last transaction log backup happened in SQL Server 2008

    I'm trying to query when the last transaction log backup happened in SQL Server 2008. Does anyone know how to do that? Thanks!

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  • How to take a table-level backup in SQL Server 2008

    Does anyone know how to take a table-level backup in SQL Server 2008? Can we use the backup database command? Thank you!

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  • Cannot open up backup on SQL Server 2008 database

    We have a query that we're using to backup our database. But when we run it, we get this error message: Msg 3201, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 Cannot open backup device 'C:\Users\Kimpoy\Desktop\Backup\AcinsoftDB.Bak'. Operating system error 5(Access is denied.). Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line 1...

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  • Finding backup application log is located on SQL Server 2008

    In SQL Server 2008, we're trying to find out why our database backup failed in one of our systems. Here's what the log says: BACKUP failed to complete the command BACKUP LOG XXXXXX. Check the backup application log for detailed messages. Would anyone know where this backup application is located?...

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  • Error when backing up database on SQL Server 2008

    My friend and I are trying to backup a database that's located on localhost/SQL Express but we keep getting this error: Backup failed for Server 'localhost\SqlExpress'. (Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended) For help, click:...

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  • How to Repair WSS_Content Database in SQL Server 2008?

    Hi, We have SharePoint foundation 2010 and we were getting error on backup so we did run DBCC CHECKDB and found some error. Looks like I found 0 allocation errors and 55 consistency errors in database 'WSS_Content'. Now I'm not sure what i need to do to repair. How do I repair? Any drawback? How...

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  • Users accessing SQL Server 2008 database

    how can i know how many users are accessing database remotely and how much load is on database .how can it be detected in sql server 2008. pls let me know .  

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  • SQL Server log file is too big

    We are using SQL Server 2008 with full recovery model, the database size is 10 GB and the log file is 172 GB, we want to clear up the space of the log file internally, we did transaction log file backup it should be clear up , but it still 172 GB. What to do?

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  • Upgrade SQL 2005 Cluster to SQL 2008

    We have a remote SQL 2005 server set we will be replacing with a Windows 2008 Cluster. The db supports a 3rd party app. The app has not completely endorsed for SQL 2008. If I build an active/passive cluster with SQL 2005 on Windows 2008, is there the ability to upgrade the sql server to a SQL 2008...

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  • 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?

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  • 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...

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  • SQL Server Data Files and Threads

    I am reading a Microsoft Press Book MCTS Exam 70-432 and in chapter 2 it talks about Data Files and it says "SQL Server creates a thread for each file underneath a database. As you increase the number of files underneath a database, SQL Server creates more threads that can be used to read and write...

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  • Page level lock in SQL 2008

    What is the meaning of page level lock in Microsoft SQL 2008 enterprise edition? How many records are locked?

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  • SQL processor license

    On a physical server we select 2 processors. We then select SQL 2008 STD 1 socket license. since the server has 2 processors, can we assign SQL to only processor and run? If we can, can the second processor on the server be used by the OS on the server?

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  • SQL 2008 system tray icon

    How can I add a system tray icon for SQL 2008 just like SQL 2000?

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  • SQL Server 2005 or 2008?

    I am a database user going back many years and have used several different platforms from the high-end (NCR's Teradata) down to MS Access. I work for a Marketing Service Provider and we do alot of Marketing Database building with associated reporting and analysis and also use SAS for statistical...

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  • How to change datetime values in SQL Server?

    I want to present a datetime value without hours, minutes or seconds in SQL Server 2008? Would this code work?Statement @SomeDate datetime = '2013-09-18 16:30:22' select trunc_date(@SomeDate) ----------------------- 2013-09-18 00:00:00.000

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  • Impact on application after upgrade from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008?

    What would be impact/changes to be done in my application which is using general SQL for upgradation from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008 ?

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  • Free Chapter – Beginning Spatial with SQL Server 2008

    Another free chapter download is available on the IT Bookworm Blog. Written by: Alastair Aitchison Book: Beginning Spatial with SQL Server 2008 Overview: "Microsoft SQL Server 2008 introduces new geography and geometry spatial datatypes that enable the storage of structured data describing the...

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