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  • Upgrading SQL Server 2000/2005 to 2008 with VMWare and EMC SANs

    Has anyone ever seen a White Paper on the best way to utilize features of both VMWare and EMC Symmetrix based SANs in a real-time or rapid batch based upgrade from SQL Server 2000/2005 to SQL Server 2008 with minimal downtime for application availability?

    SQL2K8Dude5 pointsBadges:
  • SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008

    I have been trying to learn SQL 2005 from like a month or two and i think I have done a good job. Now I was about to try some security stuff in it but I saw that SQL 2008 is in market. Can any body suggest me that what is the difference between the two and can I switch to SQL 2008? What ever I...

    JrSoftwareDeveloper5 pointsBadges:
  • Migrate MySQL database to SQL 2005

    We are looking to migrate from MySQL to a full blown iteration of SQL 2005. Are there tools in place that will allow us to migrate our data and tables or are we on our own for getting our data into the MS database?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Need to upgrade SQL Server

    Hi, Right now my database server running on SQL Server 2000 & my application is also running from the same server for heavy load on server. I'm going to separate my database server & application server. I need help because my database size is all most 3 GB. Also I need to upgrade my...

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  • SQL Server Disk Alignment

    What size should I set the Starting Partition Offset on the disks when running SQL Server 2005 32-bit enterprise edition, should it be 1024KB or 64KB?

    Rick Martinez585 pointsBadges:
  • Stored procedures in master DB, SQL Server 2005

    Does anyone know where I can get a list describing, in layman's terms, all the sp_usr... stored procedures in the Master database? New to all this and don't have the time or knowledge to decipher the TSQL behind it. Hope someone can help! Cheers!

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  • 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?

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  • Re-linking SQL Server database user

    Hi Guys, What I am trying to do is relink a database user to a new domain user, and also keeping the same database user name. I am able to do this when I run the following command, and if the database user isn't the same as the login name. use temp alter user TestUser2 with name= TestUser2, login=...

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  • Utility to Compare Security Configuration Between SQL Server 2005 Database

    We are trying to restore a SQL Server 2005 database from a production to a QA environment. We are using certificate security, multiple schemas and certificate signed stored procedures. We need to find a utility which can tell us security configuration differences between the two environments. Any...

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  • SQL Report Help

    Hi I'm dave and I'm new to the forum, SQL and SSRS. Thanks in advance for your assistance and patience. I have a recall report that produces letters for every patient who needs to return to the office on a certain date based on their recall plan (a plan that determines when they should return based...

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  • Migrating from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2005 on DTS packages

    Could someone help me with a SQL Server 2000 migration to SQL Server 2005 on DTS packages? I have a Dynamics GP integration that uses the DTS package, but I don't know SQL or DTS packages well enough.

    SQL Server Ask the Experts2,585 pointsBadges:
  • Adding files to TempDB

    Do I need to restart SQL Server 2005, if I have added additional files to the TempDB?

    SQL Server Ask the Experts2,585 pointsBadges:
  • WSS3/MOSS Search no wildcards?

    When I search in WSS3 or MOSS, I must type a full word and I cannot use wildcards. Examples: "Wilso" will not find "Wilson". "Wilso*" will not find anything. "Wilson" will find all documents with Wilson in the name or in the document body (content search is working). Is there something I haven't...

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  • Recovering lost data from SQL Server 2005

    Running SQL Server 2005. I found that I had lost about 2000 records the Assets table and more records in the associated tables Timeassets and AssetBillingrates.  Each of the tables uses an Id field as the Primary Key. I was able to identify the key records that had been lost and tried inserting...

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  • Trigger Use in SQL Server 2005

    I have a Sequel Server 2005 database with a Table called Main Call Issue. I want to update the DateTimeModifed field to be the Current System date without changing my original DateTimeAdded field when the record was added to the database. I know a Trigger will work here. Where do I place the...

    Jjc98105 pointsBadges:
  • SQL Server 2005 database conversion

    Hi, we plan to migrate SQL Server 2005 from SQL Server 2000. We have a database with average size of 12GB. Can any one please let me know how to convert our database from SQL 2000 to SQL 2005.Thanks in advance.

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  • Slow outer JOIN after delete rows

    Hi, I've tried this on two installations of SQL Server 2005 service pack 2. If I delete rows of a table, an outer join on the empty table is extremely slow...if I truncate it's ok, if I delete with the tablock hint it's ok. Any ideas why? The code to reproduce this follows, the outer join takes...

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  • Update a Date_Time Field

    I'm trying to update a DATE_TIME field to a NULL value. When I run the script below I get an error. Any ideas on what I'm missing? UPDATE Orders SET CONFIRMATION_DATE_TIME = ' ' WHERE ST_ID = 102690 ERROR: Msg 245, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 Syntax error converting the varchar value 'Ê' to a column...

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  • Restoring Database

    I accidentally deleted contents of a table and is now trying to recover the deleted rows.  I do not have a backup (how stupid of me).  I do have a .mdf file, however I believe i copied that file while SQL Server 2005 was running.  Is there anyway to recover this deleted data?

    Tyecom5 pointsBadges:
  • Restoring a deleted table in SQL Server 2005

    How do I restore a deleted table in SQL Server 2005?

    SQL Server Ask the Experts2,585 pointsBadges:

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