• Free online practice exercises on SQL/Oracle

    I would like to know is there any website which offers free practice exercises on SQL/Oracle queries? Preferably advanced level queries. Thanks, Kruti

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  • Using Count in SQL database

    I have a database with students results, for test and assignments also examination final marks so I want to count the number of student who wrote a certain test, count the number of those who passed and those who failed. How can I implement that in SQL?

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  • SQL database is crashed

    Hello, Our server was hit by some unknown virus which seems to have corrupted header information for many of our files including an important databases and some of its backups. However the log file (.LDF) for the live DB was not affected. We also have a relatively old .BAK backup file. Is it...

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  • Network documentation/Diagram

    I am curious as to how others are documenting their network; both visually and configurations. I am familiar with MS Visio for drawing the network. Are there better options? What about documenting all equiptment? IP addresses? Settings? Changes? I am just using MS Excel/word to create all sorts of...

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  • Network Connection Freezes

    For some reason, at random, among 20 PCs on my network, in the morning or during the day, the network connection stops responding for both intranet and internet communications. The only solution thus far is to remove the NIC from the Device Manager, reboot the PC, and let Windows XP Pro find the...

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  • SQL command for database recovery

    Does anyone know if there's any SQL command that can determine the recovery model of my SQL Server database? I'm trying to figure out if the database is in full recovery. Thank you very much.

    ITKE406,425 pointsBadges:
  • Permissions for SSRS database reports

    For SSRS, is there a way I can find out what logins/users have access to specific reports? I'm looking to create a datamart so I can create reports for different managers who want to see who has access to these reports. Thanks!

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  • Getting error on TempDB – how to resolve?

    The database consistency IO error on "path\tempdb.mdf" every day this error are getting we run the DBCC checkdb (TempDB) but no error why this error getting triggered.

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  • Restricting SQL Server database access

    We currently have a SQL Server that has roughly 50 databases. I need to create a login for one of our clients who needs access to one of the databases. Here's the catch: I don't want to give them access to any other database. Is there a way I can do this?

    ITKE406,425 pointsBadges:
  • Step-by-step procedure creation of SQL Server 2012

    How can I create a version of SQL Server 2012 for myself? I need the step-by-step process.

    nkvasani5 pointsBadges:
  • SQL Server permissions

    Is there a report that shows which user has which roles? Also, Is there a report that shows what roles have which privileges?

    buckeyedba5 pointsBadges:
  • Opening SQL Server ports

    I'm looking to open up my SQL Server port through a Windows firewall but I'm struggling with the process. Is there a way I can find the ports that SQL is running on so I can open them?

    ITKE406,425 pointsBadges:
  • Search text in SQL Server stored procedure

    For SQL Server, I'm trying to search a text from all of my database stored procedures. Here's the code I'm using: SELECT DISTINCT o.name AS Object_Name, o.type_desc FROM sys.sql_modules m INNER JOIN sys.objects o ON m.object_id = o.object_id WHERE m.definition Like '%[ABD]%'; But I'm not getting...

    ITKE406,425 pointsBadges:
  • Should I run a SQL view in my SQL Server database?

    For SQL Server, should I run a SQL view in my database? My friend told me to just run a stored procedure but I would rather run a view for security purposes. What should I do?

    ITKE406,425 pointsBadges:
  • Backup error when restoring SQL Server database

    A few days ago, I backed up my database that I created on another machine (which was running SQL Server 2012 Express) and I need to restore it on my machine. However, I keep getting this error when I'm trying to do it: Backup mediaset is not complete. Files: D:\question.bak. Family count:2. Missing...

    ITKE406,425 pointsBadges:
  • How can I force a replacement for backup database?

    For my SQL Server database, I'm trying to back it up using my code here: sqlcmd -S servername -Q "BACKUP DATABASE [DBName] TO DISK = 'C:\backup.bak'" I mean, it's working fine but if my backup file exists, my data gets appended to the file instead of replacing it. When I try to call BACKUP DATBASE,...

    ITKE406,425 pointsBadges:
  • How can I change SQL language and date format?

    I'm using an older version of SQL Server (2005 to be exact). So when I try to execute, DBCC USEROPTIONS, it's giving me a foreign language and the date format DMY. I need the language to be in English / format in MDY. Is there a way to change this? Thank you very much

    ITKE406,425 pointsBadges:
  • SQL Server error message: Access is denied

    For SQL Server, I have a database on my machine and then created a backup of my tables. I just moved my backup to a remote machine without the table. But when I tried to restore it, I keep getting this error: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: The operating system returned the error '5(Access is...

    ITKE406,425 pointsBadges:
  • Can I restore my SQL Server 2012 database backup to SQL Server 2008?

    This probably isn't possible but can I restore my SQL Server 2012 database backup to SQL Server 2008? I'm assuming I can only go forward, not backup.

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  • Error message when restoring .BAK file on SQL Server

    I've been trying to restore a .BAK file on SQL Server for the past few days but I keep getting this error message: Msg 3241, Level 16, State 7, Line 1 The media family on device 'c:\glyn\JA.bak' is incorrectly formed. SQL Server cannot process this media family. I've tried several queries on 2008...

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