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Orphaned Distribution Transactions

Learn about orphaned distribution transactions in SQL Server and how you can clear them.  Read more...
By Shashank Srivastava 2013/07/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Change the Maintenance Plan Owner

This article shows how you can change the maintenance plan owner in SQL SERVER  Read more...
By Shashank Srivastava 2013/07/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: maintenance plans
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The Importance of Reading Comments

Read when you search for help on the internet. You might miss a very important part of what you must do.  Read more...
By Manie Verster 2013/06/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server 2012
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How to Change the SQL Server Name after Renaming the Windows Host

This article shows how to change a SQL Server name after changing the Windows machine name.  Read more...
By Shashank Srivastava 2013/05/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Loginless In Seattle

Identify orphaned Database Users and differentiate them from "Loginless" Database Users.  Read more...
By Orlando Colamatteo 2013/05/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Throttle a Query in Mid-Execution

Resource Governor provides a great mechanism for throttling resources, but it doesn't always allow granular control. Read about this trace flag that allows you to dynamically alter the resource usage of a query.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/04/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Resetting DMVs

Steve Jones asks the question why so much data in SQL Server is cleared when we restart an instance.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/03/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Brent Ozar's Six Scary SQL Surprises

In lesson 3 of the Top 5 Hard-earned Lessons of a DBA series, Brent Ozar exposes six common but scary surprises that can lurk behind the façade of SSMS. Read it now, and learn hard lessons the easy way.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/03/08 | Source: Redgate | Category: administration
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Working with SQL Server Recovery Models

The recovery models of SQL Server define how different backup and restore tasks will be performed on your database. When choosing a recovery model,   Read more...
By Prett Sons 2013/03/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: recovery model
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Troubleshooting and Fixing SQL Server Page Level Corruption

Corrupt SQL Server databases are the worst nightmare of any SQL Server professional. In any environment, from small business to enterprise, the compromise of integrity and availability of the data can constitute a business emergency. This is especially the case in those organizations reliant on an OLTP data model, for a high-volume website. SQL Server database corruption and disruption of the transaction processing system can cause business repercussions such as large financial losses, a drop in reputation or customer retention, or contractual SLA problems with the service provider, if not managed in-house.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/02/18 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: corruption
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Moving Database Files in SQL Server

A short article that talks about the isues with moving SQL Server database files around on your storage subsystem.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2013/02/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: files and filegroups
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Evaluating Policies on Multiple SQL Server Instances using Central Management Server

you have created a SQL Server Policy to check database recovery models. Now you need to check the databases on all of your SQL Server instances. In this tip we will show how you can evaluate a SQL Server policy against multiple instances.   Read more...
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SQLServerCentral Runs sp_Blitz - Performance Part 1

The third article that examines the output of the sp_Blitz script&trade; run against SQLServerCentral's database servers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/01/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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SQLServerCentral Runs sp_Blitz - Reliability

The second article that examines the output of the sp_Blitz script&trade; run against SQLServerCentral's database servers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/01/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sqlservercentral
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SQLServerCentral Runs sp_Blitz - Security

A series that looks at the SQLServerCentral database servers using the Brent Ozar Unlimited sp_blitz script. Read about what we learned.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/01/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sqlservercentral
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Disaster In The Real World - #2

Back in April Steve Jones wrote up a disaster at work. Andy had one this week and wrote up the story too. Copy cat! Pretty soon everyone will be having a disaster and writing a story about it! Give these guys credit for letting you see what happens when it ALL goes bad. Disaster recovery is hard to sell and hard to do, reading the article might give you an idea that will save you some time and/or data one day.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2012/12/14 (first published: 2002/07/31) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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What Counts for a DBA: Being Replaceable

Louis Davidson describes why all DBAs should strive to be replaceable, and what that really means.  Read more...
By Louis Davidson (@drsql) 2012/12/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Steps to add Log Shipping monitor into an existing SQL Server

I have a requirement to add the Log Shipping Monitor for an existing installation. I have heard you can only complete this by rebuilding the Log Shipping infrastructure. Is that true? Are there any other options? In this tip I will explain how we can add the Log Shipping monitor to a SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2 or 2012 environment without rebuilding the Log Shipping installation.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/12/05 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: log shipping
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Has tempdb grown since the last restart?

Check tempdb to see if it has been autogrown since the last restart. If it has, there may be an opportunity to improve server performance.  Read more...
By Orlando Colamatteo 2012/11/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Viewing VMware Counters in PerfMon for SQL Server

I want to ensure that my SQL Server on a VMware Guest OS is getting the resources it should. This would go a long way towards helping isolate the performance problems we're experiencing. However, our system administrators won't give us access to VirtualCenter or any of the tools they use. Is there anything I can do? Check out this tip to learn more.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/11/12 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: performance tuning
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