• SQL Server DB Backups and Transaction log fileseize

    I have a DB that has a DB filesize of 6 gb and a transaction log filesize of 66gb!!!! This DB has a potential for alot of growth because it holds scanned documents for retention and they are in the process of scanning in several years worth of documents from what I understand. I have my maintenance...

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  • MIgrating SQL Server 2000 to Active Directory

    When migrating a Server that hosts a SQL Server 2000 Instance from an NT Domain to an Active Directory Domain, What, if anything, needs to be done withing SQL Server for everything to work properly???? Since migrating the host Server to AD, my NT Authenticated SQL Server Logins are not working...

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  • How to alter more than one existing columns in SQL 2000 Server?

    I m working in SQL Server(2000) Enterprise Edition.When I m using "Alter Table <tablename> Alter Column <column name> (column definition)" for only 1 column then its working (using Query Analyzer). However when I m trying to alter more than 1 column, Query Analyzer is giving error...

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  • OBJECTIVE comparison (with independant references) between MS SQL and Oracle 10g

    Morning all, I'm looking for links or actual documents comparing these two RDBMS's that do a good job of keeping their points "personal preferance bias-free". Gartner often is expensive and was hoping for other avenues of comparison. The focus I'm looking towards are comaprisons between:...

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  • Alternate way to stop Oracle Services on Win 2K Server

    Our database server is a Machine running Windows 2K Server. We make our backups stopping the Oracle Service and then copying the files to other location (and then to tape), but in order to do this, the user loged in on the server must be an administrator, and this is a problem, because the backup...

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  • Alternate way to stop Oracle Services on Win 2K Server-2

    Our database server is a Machine running Windows 2K Server. We make our backups stopping the Oracle Service and then copying the files to other location (and then to tape), but in order to do this, the user loged in on the server must be an administrator, and this is a problem, because the backup...

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  • Error when tried to update the SSOledbGrid connected to with Sybase Server Database

    I have a visual basic 6.0 application with connect to Sybase Server 11 with OBDC Driver ?Sybase System 11?. In VB application use ADO 2.8 for update a table with two fields (Integer, Varchar(10)), the SSOledbgrid return error ?16389? to update or add a register. Show error when I tried to update...

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  • Uninstalling Oracle 9i products from a Window Server

    Hello how is everyone today? When your removing all Oracle components and services from a Windows 2003 Server what method is used more. The manual method or using Universal Installer? Can you please provide me a link to white papers that take me through the process of using the Universal Installer...

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  • SQK Server 2000 Database Size

    I am an Oracle DBA starting to learn SQL Server (as I am sure many are). I have databases that show a lot of free space when I look at Taskpad view. I read that a database cannot be shrunk below it's original creation size, how do I find that original creation size?

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  • SQL Server Install

    I just installed SQL Server 2000 on a brand new Windows 2000 SP4 server. The install did not prompt me for the CD-Key! Does anyone know why this would happen?

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  • DTS FTP taks with proxy server

    Hi all. Our institution has FTP traffic going through a proxy server. I can get here ftp://ftp.geneontology.org/pub/go/doc/GO.xrf_abbs just fine through Internet Explorer but NOT using an FTP task in DTS. So... does the FTP task basically ignore your IE connection settings? Thanks for info.

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  • best practice for SQL Agent account security

    Hello... kind of a "newbie" question here, but appreciate the insight. In order to bring our systems in line with best practices, I'm changing a couple of SQL instances from running under LocalSystem to running under a specific account. Same goes for the SQL Agent. Note that these accounts are...

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  • Creating a Sequence of Transaction Log Backups

    What is the best practices for creating daily (hourly) transcation log backups? Option 1: Create individual jobs for each hour written to individual backup files? Example: log0800am.bak log0900am.bak log1000am.bak so forth Option 2: Create two jobs: (1) first job initiates backup file WITH INIT;...

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  • SQL Server Books

    I am an Oracle DBA learning SQL Server. Does anyone have any favorite books for SQL Server 2000. I am looking specifically for books geared towards everyday tasks performed by a DBA.

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  • SAP and database maintenance (SQL Server DBMS)

    We have a SAP R/3 application that is running on Microsoft's SQL Server DBMS. According to all DBA experience that I have had, there are standard practices to maintain performance of an OLTP database. Things like managing fragmentation and index re-organizing. Our SAP support is telling us that...

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  • SQL Server 2000 log shipping through a firewall

    Has anyone implemented log shipping in SQL Server 2000 between 2 servers separated by a firewall? If so, what (if any) modifications did you have to make for this?

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  • Encryption in the Database

    Has anyone encrypted data in their Oracle/DB2/SQLServer databases? Can you share you experiences?

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  • Hosting SMS in SQL Server

    I am one of a group of DBAs who have done and continue to do Oracle work for several years. We having also been taking on SQL Server databases since last fall. We have attempted to establish a standardized environment for each SQL Server instance and database to facilitate maintenance, backup and...

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