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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: July 2014

Rename or Change SQL Server Standalone Named Instance

Today, We will go through with the steps of renaming or changing SQL Server Standalone Named Instance.

Renaming or Changing SQL Server Standalone Named Instance is almost same as SQL Server Standalone Default Instance. You can change a SQL server named SQLServerinstance1 to some other name, such as SQLServerNewinstance1, but… Read more

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 29 July 2014

Cumulative Update – 1 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Is Now Available !

The 1st cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 1 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2012 SP2.

Those who are facing severe issues with their environment, they can… Read more

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 27 July 2014

SQL Server 2012 with SP2 Slipstream ISO images fixed

Microsoft fixed SQL Server 2012 with SP2 Slipstream ISO images do not install SP2 issue. The new ISOs have been posted on their respective release channels (MSDN…) and are now available.

Refer : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2984316

Source : http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sqlreleaseservices/archive/2014/07/18/sql-server-2012-with-sp2-slipstream-iso-images-fixed.aspx

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 23 July 2014

Cumulative Update – 11 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Is Now Available !

The 11th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 11 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2012 SP1.

Those who are facing severe issues with their environment, they can… Read more

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 23 July 2014

Steps to install Service Pack for SQL Server 2005 – Multiple Instances

Steps to install Service Pack for SQL Server 2005 on multiple instances in one go :-

Step 1 : First page of Service pack setup. Informatory details only.

Step 2 : Confirm EULA (End User License Agreement) to move ahead.

Step 3 : Select instance & features you want to… Read more

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 21 July 2014

How to Check SQL Server Installation Date Time ?

You need to run the following query and it will give you the date of your SQL Server Installation.

SELECT @@SERVERNAME SERVERNAME, CREATE_DATE ‘INSTALALTIONDATE’

FROM SYS.SERVER_PRINCIPALS

WHERE SID = 0X010100000000000512000000

SID 0X010100000000000512000000 is belongs to user "NT AUTHORITYSYSTEM". This user create at the time of installation only.

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 17 July 2014

Mainstream Support End || SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2

Mainstream Support for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 was ended on July 8th 2014. This will result no enchantment or no future release of SPs. Somehow, Critical bug fixes may be release as QFE etc.

This sequence stop with SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 CU16 and… Read more

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 14 July 2014

How to restore MSDB & MODEL database – SQL Server System Databases?

The msdb database is used by SQL Server Agent for scheduling alerts and jobs and by other features such as SQL Server Management Studio, Service Broker and Database Mail. Issues in MSDB restore that may result loss of all scheduling information, as well as the backup and restore history. You… Read more

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 14 July 2014

How to change TempDB system Database files location?

Steps to change TempDB system Database files location :-

1) Check current file location of TempDB

Exec SP_helpDB TempDB

You can use below query as well for file location details.

SELECT name, physical_name AS CurrentLocation, state_desc

FROM sys.master_files

WHERE database_id = DB_ID(‘TempDB’);

2) Execute Alter Database command with Modify Filename… Read more

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 7 July 2014

Cumulative Update – 2 for SQL Server 2014 RTM Is Now Available !

The 2nd cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 RTM is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 2 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2014 RTM.

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

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 2 July 2014

Cumulative Update – 13 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 Is Now Available !

The 13th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 13 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2.

Those who are facing severe issues with their environment,… Read more

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Posted in MSSQLFUN on 2 July 2014