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    I currently have over 147 columns in a SQL Server database (with the majority of them as VARCHAR). This data is imported from our agency and for extra fields, they all include spaces in the field instead of entering an empty string / NULL. I just ran a script that would covert all those columns to...

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  • How many users can access the file stored on SQL Server 2008?

    After we store any file on our SQL Server 2008, how many clients will able to access that particular file from the server at a time?

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  • Ghost imagaing

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  • Creating a new database using an MDF file

    My database saves as MDF. I want to know what are the steps to restore or create a new database using a MDF file? I tried to restore as usual but it shows an error. Please help.

    Thrstorm5 pointsBadges:
  • Behaviour of Service Broker during clustered SQL Server failover

    Hi, I have 3 instances of SQL Server 2005 hosted on a 3-node cluster, using Polyserve clustering.  Each instance is nominally hosted on its own node in the cluster. I have configured Service Broker to route messages from INST-A (on NODE-1) to INST-C (on NODE-3), using TCP and a NetBIOS name....

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  • Open IT Forum: What do you want to see from IT Knowledge Exchange in 2012?

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  • Adding a field when using SQL to copy a file on iSeries

    My company is upgrading some applications and I need to copy the data from current files into the new files. In some cases the new files have additional fields. Is there a way with sql to copy the current data and at the same time add either a default value or a running sequentional value to the...

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  • Errors in creating database in SQL Server

    While creating a database in SQL Server I got error as: an exception occured while executing a transact-sql statement or batch microsoft.sqlserver,express.connection-info create database permission denied in database master Can anyone tell me how to proceed?

    velankinipriya5 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:
  • Exporting vb6 data to pdf using sql select query from ms access .

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  • How can I restore a database from .mdf file?

    How can I restore a database from .mdf file? I only have .mdf backup file.

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  • SQL Server Replication – Error 22022

    We have setup a database in one domain that needs to be replicated to another domain. we have a Metro E connection are able to access data from both databases. We have established the same username and password within SQL and AD for both domains. We have setup a publisher on Domain A but cannot get...

    cmessinger5 pointsBadges:
  • sql not retuning column using DB2 data reader

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  • What are your favorite cloud security blogs?

    You told us what your favorite IT blogs are, now we want to get a little more specific. Do you have any security blogs or cloud security blogs that you go to for the latest threats and solutions?

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Convert Oracle Database to SQL Server with Cascade Updates.

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    dpmcateer5 pointsBadges:
  • Setting a username and password in SQL Server

    How do I set the username and password in SQL Server to allow connection to the database?

    SQL Server Ask the Experts2,585 pointsBadges:
  • Need SQL 2012 alert to run when job step fails

    I have a mutli step SQL Server job that when one of the steps fail an alert needs to be sent out, however the job can't fail on this step it needs to continue. I have tried a trigger on sysjobshistory but that has gotten kind of ugly. So for example: 3 step job step 1 completes goes to step 2 step...

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  • complexity for shell script migration

    we have approx 700 shell script which is written for sybase ASE. and we have to make them compatible to work for SQL SERVER 2014 as we are migrating our database from SYBASE ASE 15.7 to SQL SERVER 2014. could you please tell me what should be my checklist in every shell scripts?

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  • Prompt user to change password before expiration Issue

    I have a problem with only one user so far where the system will not notify them that their password will expire in 'X' days. I have the following item set in the GPO: "Interactive logon: Prompt user to change password before expiration - 5 Days" I've checked the Group Policy results and it shows...

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  • How can I pass tablename as a parameter in MySQL stored procedure?

    my SQL stored procedure is like this.... ALTER PROCEDURE [dbo].[Sp_InsertDataMaster] @_ImageID int, @_Stat bit, @_tablename nvarchar(200) AS begin declare @strTemp nvarchar(max) set @strTemp = 'Insert into ' + @_tablename + '(ImageID,Status) values ('+ convert(nvarchar(5),@_ImageID) +','+...

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