• Does SQL Server 2008 lack “datetime”?

    Does SQL Server 2008 allow for the datatype “datetime”? I’ve primarily worked on SQL Server 2005. I found out about the gap when I built an entity framework model while using a 2008 database. When I tried to update the entity on a 2005 database I got the following error: The version of SQL...

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  • Cannot find server name

    I’ve just started learning ASP.net and I installed Visual Studio 2010 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008. When I connected SQL server management studio to the server message box and tried to enter a server name, the connection failed. How can I find the name of the server? Is there something else I...

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  • Upgrading to SQL Server 2008 R2

    This might be a simple question but I have SQL Server 2008 in my machine and I'm looking to upgrade to SQL Server 2008 R2. What's the easiest way possible to do it? Any documentation would be great.Thank you!

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  • SSIS on SQL Server 2012

    We're in the middle of upgrading from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2012. However, there's a good amount of SSIS running on this server. Can we re-deploy these packages on the new SQL instance? Will we have to go through Visual Studio upgrade for each? Thanks!

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  • How to convert SQL Server 2008 R2 BPA output into CSV?

    I have been using SQL server 2018 R2 BPA for getting data from Microsoft. When using SQL Server 2005 to export results I could do so in a CSV format. When we upgraded two servers to Server 2008 I found that I could no longer run BPA 2005 on these. We then upgraded to 2008 R2, which again does not...

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  • Having problems connecting to SQL Server 2008 remotely

    I am trying to connect to my database in Visual Studio 2010 using the named instance by 123.123.123.123/instanceNameBut, I get the following error message: error provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 – Could not open a connection to SQL Server I have the following aspects enabled: open Port...

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  • Pagination in different versions of SQL Server

    What's the best process (performance wise) to paginate results in different versions of SQL Server (2000, 2005, 2008 and 2012) if you also want to find the total number of results (before pagination)? Thanks!

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  • Cannot connect to SQL Server 2012

    I'm having trouble connecting to SQL Server 2012 database using C#. I get the following error message when I try to connect: A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance...

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  • Stored Procedure code in SQL Management Studio

    I'm trying to find a way to step into a stored procedure code in SQL Management Studio (in SQL Server 2008). I've heard its possible with Visual Studio but I'm looking for a debugging solution for Management Studio.

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  • Using a table variable as input in a stored procedure

    Have just run into a problem. Currently our web service has been adding data to our SQL server 2008 tables by building a dynamic SQL INSERT command. It has started failing because of the data coming in. It contains a single quote in the name data ex. O' Brien. I am looking to pass the tables from...

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  • Restore SQL Server 2000

    Our server crashed, I installed SQL 2000 on another server and would like to restore the databases from a backup copy. Please help.

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  • Need to delete tons of records in SQL Server 2012?

    I have over 740 million records in a table and I need to delete all records with two field values. I can’t find a way to do it automatically and of course manual makes no sense at all. Is there any way I can do this?

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  • SQL Server 2008: Query for names

    Now in SQL Server 2008, is there a way that I can query for names in all tables that contain the column with name. Something along these lines:%myName%

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  • Insert data to DB2 database using VB and SQL stored procedure

    I have spent a few days trying to find a solution using Google. Has anyone had luck with this problem? Simply put we are trying to send data from our web service to our I-Series. We need to do this via a SQL stored procedure. When we do the insert dynamically it works as long as there are no single...

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  • How to calculate previous row value?

    Here is the model I am using: Data: Date Hours Worked FullDay 9/4/2013 7:13:00 No 9/6/2013 10:52:00 Yes 9/7/2013 6:43:00 No 9/10/2013 9:26:00 Yes FullDay column to be updated as 'Yes' if previous day worked hours is at least 8 hours. How can I calculate whether or not the previous row value is...

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  • Administrator privileges in SQL Server 2008

    I recently installed SQL Server 2008 R2 onto my local machine. However, I can't create a new database because I'm getting the following message:CREATE DATABASE PERMISSION DENIEDAfter I saw that message, I tried to switch my administrator privileges but I received this:"User does not have permission...

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  • Does SQL Server 2014 backup to early versions of SQL Server?

    I’m looking to go up to SQL Server 2014 version and am testing a large database to handle it. Is there any way restore SQL Server 2014 backup in SQL Server 2008? I know it’s possible to restore SQL Server 2008 backup in SQL Server 2005, but was removed in 2012 to 2008. Has this been restored in...

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  • How to change datetime values in SQL Server?

    I want to present a datetime value without hours, minutes or seconds in SQL Server 2008? Would this code work?Statement @SomeDate datetime = '2013-09-18 16:30:22' select trunc_date(@SomeDate) ----------------------- 2013-09-18 00:00:00.000

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  • How to paginate and view results in SQL Server 2012?

    I’m trying to set pagination within SQL Server 2012 so that you can follow the total number of pages while adding data. Anyone know how to do that?

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  • Error message while trying to login to SQL Server 2008 R2

    I've been working on this for weeks now but I continue to get this error message when I'm trying to login in SQL Server 2008 R2. 80040ed4 Failed login for user 'myuser' Can anyone explain to me what this error message means and how I can solve it? Thanks!

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