• Automatic backups for production databases without taking SQL server offline

    I need to automatically create backups of my 42 production databases every night without taking my SQL Server 2008 offline. Is this possible? A full backup and transaction backup so I can step back to the exact time I need?

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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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  • Master Data Services – Confused by mdm.tblStgMember

    Hi, In Denny's excellent blog on loading data into Master Data Services, he populated the staging tables as follows: INSERT INTO mdm.tblStgMember (ModelName, HierarchyName, EntityName, MemberType_ID, MemberName, MemberCode) VALUES ('Adventure Works', NULL, 'FirstName', 1, '', 1), ('Adventure...

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  • Does Forefront Endpoint Protection support SQL Server 2008?

    Does Forefront Endpoint Protection support SQL Server 2008? This question is from the Microsoft Live Chat which took place on July 13th.

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  • sql 2008 export to txt for backup and incremental backup

    Hi i have one db that i want to back up, so thought id export to txt file/flat file then back that up and then daily increments into that file? cant find the steps to do it..have the wizard..

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  • Mirroring SQL Server 2008 to a disaster recovery machine twice a day

    I want to mirror my SQL Server 2008 to a disaster recovery machine two times a day. Is there any free software to do this on a running SQL Server? If not, are there any cheap alternatives? Can scripts be run to copy the files over while SQL is running? Can I use shadow copy for this?

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  • Best way to back up SQL Server 2008 database?

    What's the best way to back up my SQL Server 2008 database? We are currently backing up the SQL data files during off hours but soon we'll be going 24/7 and we'll need to use maintenance plans and shadow copy. Can someone provide help?

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  • SQL Server 2008 query To Find Columns with incorrect information

    This is difficult to expalain so i will try and give you an example Record                  Surname               Age            Town 1                          Smith                   ...

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  • Linking users of Access 2003 to SQL Server 2008 database

    We plan to go to SQL Server 2008. We need to link our Microsoft Access 2003 users to the databases created in SQL Server 2008. Will we be able to do this considering ODBCAD32 is what we use, and the databases we create will now be 64-bit?

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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 .  

    Tablestructure15 pointsBadges:
  • SQL Server 2008 Management Studio evaluation edition a time bomb?

    Hi, I was just wondering if the Management Studio for SQL Server 2008 evaluation edition is also a time bomb? One of our client wants to just install the 2008 Management Studio and I was just wondering if we could use the Evaluation edition or do we have to purchase a license just to get the Client...

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  • DBFs into SQL Server 2008

    Does anyone know of an efficient way to import DBFs into SQL Server 2008 (besides the "import into Access, then import the Access files into SQL server-method")? I don't work with SQL Server much, but I do it enough to have had this problem before (to be exact, it seems I have this problem once a...

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  • change track in sql server 2008

    HI, use Northwind Alter database [db_track] set change_tracking=on (change_retention=3 days,Auto_cleanup=on) i m running the above  command i m geting the ERROR AS Msg 5011, Level 14, State 5, Line 3 User does not have permission to alter database 'db_track', the database does not exist, or the...

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  • sql server 2008 backup and restore

    can u get me the command to recover the database . my backup is in d:nor.bak . as i m running the command   >restore database 'd:nor.bak' it gives me the message as : Incorrect syntax near 'd:nor.bak'. pls let me know how to reatore . Regards, Rino

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  • Report Server Install Best Practices

    I am setting up my first Report server. Should the Data Engine and two databases that are automatically created reside on the Report Server or on another SQL Server machine?

    Mongo7305 pointsBadges:
  • How to Make Fixed Row Table

    Hi all My question is that i want to make the table which will accept only 500 row. even it could not accept 501th row. i mean to say i can't accept at the time of insertion not on fetch time

    DotnetDevoloper30 pointsBadges:
  • SQL Server Log Shipping 2005 to 2008

    Does anyone know if i can logship from a sql server 2005 to a sql server 2008?

    Rick Martinez585 pointsBadges:
  • Partitioning in SQL Server 2005/2008

    We have partitioned 5 large tables across 10 partitions (with 10 filegroups) and with a set of 5 - 6 users the performance was adequate, with minimal conflicts (like deadlocks etc), but we want to implement this scheme that can scale to say 300 users. With regard to this I have the following...

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  • Locking and concurrency in SQL server 2008

    In microsft SQL 2008 enterprise edition, readers block writers and writers block readers. What does it mean? Is it that on same set of records only one query be processed.

    Akansha150 pointsBadges:
  • 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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