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SQL SERVER - FIX: SQL Server Not Starting - Msg 864, Level 16, State 1- Buffer Pool Extension Feature

Recently I got an email from one of the student who attended my SQL Server 2014 Pluralsight Course from last year, he was trying to use Buffer Pool Extension feature and got into some unique trouble. 747 more words

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SQL SERVER - ReadOnly Databases and Notes Using Snapshots

This seems to be the third week that I am writing about ReadOnly databases, this blog is in continuation of last weeks notes. When I wrote the notes from last week, one of my blog reader said if it is possible to get the ReadOnly error without making the database into a ReadOnly database. 457 more words

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Hey DBA - Protecting a Proactive Attitude - Notes from the Field #069

: This is a 69th episode of Notes from the Field series. Mike Walsh is an amazing person to meet and know. I am fortunate to be his friend. 931 more words

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SQL SERVER - Configure, Monitor and Restore Backups from Mobile & Web browser

So tell me if this is a fantasy or a reality: You are on a beach, sipping on your cocktail and looking at the sea when you get a frantic call from your boss, … 749 more words

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In earlier blogs on “Fundamentals of Columnstore Index”, I took a simple approach on taking a tour of how to create a simple Columnstore index. 489 more words

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Interview Question of the Week #008 - Write Scripts to Convert String to Title Case or Proper Case

Just received a question in email:

“I just got out of the interview and I was asked to write scripts to convert a string to Title Case. 418 more words

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