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    Sorry if the title is a bit vague but its almost what am I trying to solve. The best way to explain my issue is this. If I have a table which takes the format.. user_id, error_code. (and other values also). The problem is that the same user_id is listed multiple times for each error_code the user...

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  • Address segregation in SQL 2005

    I am working in SQL 2005 and would like to parse an address filed such as "1234 N CLARK ST APT 111 " into seperate fileds like House Number/Street Name/Street Type ie LN ,ST, or Cir/Apartment Number

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  • Dumping a table in a SQL Server database

    How can you dump a table in a SQL Server database and convert the script into text?

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  • error in connection between oracle8i&developer2000

    I'm installing Oracle8i on Windows 2000 professional on NTFS partition and on the same machine I'm installing Developer 2000 or form6 in a different partition. When I try to connect Developer to Oracle, I get the error "TNS could not resolve." Please provide a solution. Can I use Oracle8i...

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  • Error message when finding a database on SQL Server 2008

    I have installed the Small Business Edition of SQL Server 2008, and I have created a Microsoft Dynamics NAV database on this SQL Server. However, when trying to locate the server from a pc in the office, it does not find the database. The error message is: "The 192.168.0.7" server cannot be found."...

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  • Why and how to performance tune SQL Server 2005

    Why do you have to tune SQL Server 2005 for performance, how do you go about tuning it, and, for tuning purposes, which is better - SQL Server 2000 or SQL Server 2005?

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  • Troubleshooting a DTS job failure on SQL Server

    I have a DTS job that failed on my SQL Server, but it doesn't have a failed message in the job history. I checked out our DTS package log, and it is empty. How can I troubleshoot this DTS job failiure?

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  • sqldumper

    is sqldumper caused by low memory in computer if not what is it caused by and how do i get rid of it

    Shortfuse455 pointsBadges:
  • Scheduling a Shrink Database in SQL Server 2000

    Is there a way to schedule a shrink database after the transaction log has been backed up for a database via the maintenance plan?

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  • Configuring a SQL Server to optimize for best performance

    We are running SQL Server 2005 on Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition x64 SP2. These are Dell 2950 servers with 16 GB of RAM, and they are dedicated to SQL Server. We are mainly performing large database migrations utilizing SSMA and ODBC from Sybase. How can we configure Windows and/or SQL...

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  • Can you backup a SQL Server 7.0 database while users are using the database?

    I know you can back up SQL Server 2000 databases while users are using the database, and I am certain that you can do the same for SQL Server 7.0, but I want confirmation if someone does not mind.

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  • sql server backups

    how to take regular backups of sql scripts daily in sql server.. thanks in advance

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  • SQL Backup File Issue

    Hello, I am implementing a backup procedure for our SQL databases running Microsoft SQL Server 2000 ? 8.00.2039 on Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition. I have done so through a DB maintenance job. I am saving the backup as a file to a custom location on the same server. I also have the job...

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  • VSS Backup Fails On Servers Running SQL Server 2005

    I have 2 servers running SQL Server 2005. One has Standard and the other has Express. Both are running on Server 2003 w/SP1. Since I installed SQL 2005, Backup Exec (through Remote Agent) has been unable to backup VSS on either computer most of the time, although it's occasionally worked for a day...

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  • VMware ESX 2.5 or 3.0 Virtualizing SQL (2000 or 2005)

    First thanks for weighing in on this.... I support a department whose deployment of several department size SQL 2000 systems needed overhauling. I have recommended virtualizing their SQL because: 1. this is a department level database that has at best moderate use 2. It is currently and comfortably...

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  • Date Parameters in SSRS – showing total by day as well as by total by parameter chosen

    I have a date range parameter set up in SSRS. I need to show the total for each day chosen in the data range parameter as well as the grand total of the entire filtered selection. Is this possible?

    Ericamorrison5 pointsBadges:
  • SQL Server 2008 compression experiences?

    We are about to migrate a database from SS2005 32-bit to 2008 64-bit. One of the biggest drivers for this is the compression capability in SS2008. We expect to shrink our 2TB database down to about 500GB (proven in testing), and get the comparable IO performance improvements (4x faster reads - also...

    Dschwant175 pointsBadges:
  • Data updation issues in a SQL Server table

    I have accidentally updated all data in a SQL Server table according to one data source, and now all my data is a copy of that data. How can I make a command to allow all data in that table to search for other data and update, according to another reference table?

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  • Removing a node from a working SQL Server 2005 cluster

    I have Windows Server 2003 with SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition. We have seven divided instances, with each using only two of the three nodes. However, node one has to be taken out of the cluster; what steps should be taken to insure no significant loss in performance?

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  • What are the most overused tech buzzwords for 2008?

    I'm the editor for whatis.com and I'm trying to put together a list of the most overused tech buzzwords for 2009. Can you help? Cloud is #1 on my list (and all its variations). Green will be on the list too. What else belongs on the list?

    Margaret Rouse1,660 pointsBadges:

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