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I, Rohit Garg, am working as Consultant in IT Company. I am having an around 5 years of experience in MSSQL server & other Microsoft technologies. I am working as DBA in Microsoft SQL Server from last 5 years in e-Commerce, Telecom, Finance domain. In this tenure, I got a chance of working as Database administrator, Developer and trainer on SQL server 2000 to SQL Server 2012. I am holding Master’s degree in Computer Science along with certification in SQL Server & .Net. I like to learn new things by hand-on experience on regular basis. This journey is so far is delightful & valuable with the addition of wonderful friends.

Archives: May 2013

Cumulative Update – 11 for SQL Server 2008 SP3 Is Now Available !

The 11th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 is now available. Cumulative Update 11 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 SP3.

Those who are facing severe issues with their environment, they can plan to test CU11 in test environment… Read more

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 22 May 2013

DMV-11 : T-Log space used by transaction……..sys.dm_tran_database_transactions

sys.dm_tran_database_transactions DMV (Dynamic Management View), described by BOL as follows: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms186957.aspx

Returns information about transactions at the database level.

Some time , T-log space is hugely consumed by database & we are not aware that which transaction is culprit for this. This is useful DMV in such conditions to check… Read more

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 16 May 2013

DMV-10 : Does my database contain edition specific features?……..sys.dm_db_persisted_sku_features

sys.dm_db_persisted_sku_features (Introduced in SQL Server 2008) DMV (Dynamic Management View), described by BOL as follows: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-in/library/cc280724.aspx

Some features of the SQL Server Database Engine change the way that Database Engine stores information in the database files. These features are restricted to specific editions of SQL Server. A database that contains… Read more

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 13 May 2013