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Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY

I'm a forty-something Microsoft SQL Server DBA of 12+ years, a devoted husband, and a father of two young boys (with another coming soon!). I have been a DBA at a university, at a major bank, at a healthcare system, and I now work as a consultant with customers across the United States.

Archives: July 2014

Log Shipping - Exclusive access could not be obtained because the database is in use

This story began as they almost always do - with a page at 4am local time...

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'Alert: SQL Failed Jobs on InstanceName is Failed'

Job name: LSRestore_InstanceName_DatabaseName
Date & Message: 2014-07-31 05:24:00.0 The job failed. The Job was invoked by User DOMAIN\LOGIN. The last step to run was step…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 31 July 2014

End of Mainstream Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2



@DBA_ANDY: A reminder to all #sqlserver peeps out there and *especially* to our clients: #sql2008 #sql20008R2 http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sqlreleaseservices/archive/2014/07/09/end-of-mainstream-support-for-sql-server-2008-and-sql-server-2008-r2.aspx#Ntirety


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What does this mean?

The key takeaway comes from this section of the MSDN blog:

For both SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2, Microsoft will continue…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 14 July 2014