Category: Troubleshooting
STEPS TO RESOLVE MICROSOFT SQL SERVER ERROR 18456

STEPS TO RESOLVE MICROSOFT SQL SERVER ERROR 18456

SQL (Structured Query Language) is basically a specific domain language, which is used in programming. It is designed for the process of Data Management in the RDBMS (Relational ...

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Troubleshoot Microsoft SQL Server Error Code 3241

Troubleshoot Microsoft SQL Server Error Code 3241

The users of MS SQL Server Database may encounter one of the common errors while trying to restore or attach the database from the backup file in the SQL Server Management Studio. ...

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SQL DBA Cheatcode : 15 Things about SQL Server Error logs

SQL DBA Cheatcode : 15 Things about SQL Server Error logs

Today I am writing about some good facts about SQL Server Error logs.   SQL Server maintains its own error logs that contain messages describing informational and error ...

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How to check SQL Server connection without SSMS?

How to check SQL Server connection without SSMS?

There are times when you need to verify SQL Server Connectivity from a machine there is no SQL Server Management Studio or any tool available. Not to worry, there are many ways to ...

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Misleading Message:  DBCC execution completed. If DBCC printed error messages, contact your system administrator

Misleading Message: DBCC execution completed. If DBCC printed error messages, contact your system administrator

Hello Reader, Recently, it was encountered that one of the jobs which was running fine since ages has started failing with below error message. Message : Executed as user: ...

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System Databases : Restrictions Matrix

System Databases : Restrictions Matrix

Dear Readers, Today, I tried to consolidate a list of restrictions that are applied to system databases. Restrictions are nothing but the operations that you "can not" perform ...

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Configure SSIS to use Named Instances

Configure SSIS to use Named Instances

SQL Server family has various services like Database Services (SQL Server), Analysis Services, Reporting Services which supports Named Instance of the services but there are few ...

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SQL Server Day to Day issues- Part2

SQL Server Day to Day issues- Part2

Here comes another issue that is being faced by DBAs frequently. (Read part 1 here) Issue- SQL Server Instance fails to start A number of problems can prevent the SQL Server ...

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Script : How to find SQL Server orphan Logins?

Script : How to find SQL Server orphan Logins?

Dear Readers, An attempt has been made to write a short script to find out SQL Server Orphan Logins. By the way, I am not sure if Microsoft has any term like "Orphan Login" ...

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Script : Who all have access to SQL Server via AD Groups?

Script : Who all have access to SQL Server via AD Groups?

Dear Reader, Few days ago, I was looking for a script to find out who all have access to SQL Server via AD Groups. There are a couple of good scripts available for this ...

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SQL Server Day to Day issues – Part 1

SQL Server Day to Day issues – Part 1

Here, I'm trying to share knowledge about Day to Day Issues while working with SQL Server and their quick resolution. Issue 1: Not able to access Database Properties Error : ...

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March towards SQL Server : Day 30 – SQL DBA Interview Questions Answers – About Traces & System Stored procedures

March towards SQL Server : Day 30 – SQL DBA Interview Questions Answers – About Traces & System Stored procedures

Lets talk about Traces and System procedures that are very useful for a DBA Routine. Interview Questions on Trace Flags What are trace flags? Trace flags are used ...

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March towards SQL Server : Day 24 – SQL DBA Interview Questions Answers – SQL Server performance Tuning – 2

March towards SQL Server : Day 24 – SQL DBA Interview Questions Answers – SQL Server performance Tuning – 2

Dear Readers,   In this blog, I am taking a different approach. It’s very common that interviewer promptly asks another question from your answers only. Performance ...

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March towards SQL Server : Day 23 – SQL DBA Interview Questions Answers – SQL Server performance Tuning

March towards SQL Server : Day 23 – SQL DBA Interview Questions Answers – SQL Server performance Tuning

Dear Reader, Today, I thought of writing interview questions on SQL Server Performance Tuning. I tried my best to touch upon many areas however Performance Tuning is ...

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March towards SQL Server : Day 15 – SQL DBA Interview Questions Answers – Database Mirroring – 1

March towards SQL Server : Day 15 – SQL DBA Interview Questions Answers – Database Mirroring – 1

Next topic to High availability Questions Answers series is about Database Mirroring. This is very interesting topic and consists of very wide range of terminologies and ...

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