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Archives: August 2012

Install product update during SQL 2012 installation

SQL Server 2012 setup program has 2 new installation parameter
1. /UpdateEnabled:
Specify whether SQL Server setup should discover and include product updates. The valid values are True and False or 1 and 0. By default, SQL Server setup will include updates that are found.

2. /UpdateSource
Specify the location…

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Posted in James' SQL Footprint on 30 August 2012

Restore Database In SQL 2012

In the post below I mentioned a store procedure which  can generate the database restore script based on the msdb history table

Obviously, I had not tried restore in SQL Server 2012 Management Studio at that time. Now we have SQL 2012, which can provide more powerful ways to…

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Posted in James' SQL Footprint on 21 August 2012

Monitor Deadlock in SQL 2012

Do you still use trace flag 1204 and 1222 to monitor Deadlock? or using profile to capture deadlock? Now we are in SQL Server 2012!  One of the biggest improvement of SQL 2012 is Extended Events.

Extended Events can replace SQL Profiler, and it is more powerful with less performance…

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Posted in James' SQL Footprint on 12 August 2012