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Is Vince Iacoboni still around?


Is Vince Iacoboni still around?

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I just downloaded his sp_ABBackupRestore.zip stored procedures that he created back in 1998. I started using them on a test server and they work really good. I would like to know if there is an updated version from his original post or if there is a new one for SQL Server 2005? I hope he's still around...

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I'm alive! I just noticed your question now though, sorry! Did you personally email me? If not, fire away...



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Love this proc and use it all the time. Having issues running it on SQL 2008. Is it compatible, or is there a different version? Here is the error I am getting:

RegQueryValueEx() returned error 2, 'The system cannot find the file specified.'
Msg 22001, Level 1, State 1
Msg 213, Level 16, State 7, Procedure xp_restore_filelistonly, Line 1
Column name or number of supplied values does not match table definition.


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So... what's the link for the article/script?

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
Although change is inevitable, change for the better is not.
Just because you can do something in PowerShell, doesnt mean you should. Wink

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Clint,

Sorry, I haven't had time to convert it to SQL 2008. I've gotten "this close" to installing 2008 on a test box here, but other day-job priorities have taken over. When I get it installed I will post an update.

Vince



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Jeff,

I believe the reference was to this article.

http://www.sqlservercentral.com/articles/Administering/moreintelligentbackupandrestore/2137/

Love your work by the way.

Vince



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Yep... that's the one. And, after reading that bad boy, I have to say that the feeling is mutual, Vince. Smile

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
Although change is inevitable, change for the better is not.
Just because you can do something in PowerShell, doesnt mean you should. Wink

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