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How to Attach a SQL Server Database without a Transaction Log and with Open Transactions

You want to attach a SQL Server database that does not have the transaction log files and get the following error: "The log cannot be rebuilt because there were open transactions/users when the database was shutdown, no checkpoint occurred to the database, or the database was read-only. This error could occur if the transaction log file was manually deleted or lost due to a hardware or environment failure." In this tip I will help you to successfully attach the transaction log to the problematic SQL Server database.

2020-05-07

Technology Makes a Difference

As the world deals with the Covid-19 pandemic, technology is making some things better for those of us in isolation. We are also better equipped today to fight the disease. Researchers are using artificial intelligence to quickly develop vaccines and treatments.

2020-05-05

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