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Archives: July 2012

SQL Server 2012 and summertime in London

The week just passed I have been teaching Learning Tree course 2108  SQL Server 2012 Database Administration in London. It was great week and the attendees both in-class and online seemed to really enjoy the course. We had some great questions and requests and some of these will make it… Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 23 July 2012

Not enough available space on destination..495GB available!

I bought a USB hard disk recently that I wanted to use to backup some VMware Workstation and some Hyper-V virtual machines for a project I’m working on.

I’m running VMware Workstation on my host and a Hyper-V server on a VM inside my VMware Workstation. There will be another…

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 13 July 2012

Guest Post: SQL Server Installation Error by David Postlethwaite

A strange SQL installation error with even a stranger solution

This week I was installing  SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer onto a new Dev server and everything was going fine until it got to about 70% complete when I received this error

Could not find the Database Engine startup handle Read more

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Posted in The SQL DBA in the UK on 2 July 2012