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SQL Server reporting services shutting down without log info

Using SQL Server 2008 Reporting services. Finding that the service is shutdown without anything in the windows event log or in SQL Server events. I see the log entry for the service starting when I ...
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Can't start SQL Server 2008 - weird path in the log

I know there are thousands of questions about staring SQL Server, but I can't find the solution to my problem. I can't start it and the log file reads: CREATE FILE encountered operating system error ...
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Can't start SQL Server 2008 - weird path in the log

I can't start it and the log file reads: CREATE FILE encountered operating system error 21(failed to retrieve text for this error. Reason: 15100) while attempting to open or create the physical ...
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What are minimum number of services I need to start to have w working sql server?

I'm looking to start the very minimum number of services to have a fully working version of SQL Server running that will enable external connections. I know MSSQLSERVER is required but do I need to ...
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MS SQL service won't start after power outage (3 Updates)

There was a brief power outage a few days ago where i live, and when i rebooted my Windows 7 computer with MS SQL 2008 R2 on it, everything seems to be working fine, except the MS SQL service wont ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 upgrade fails on upgrade rule check

I'm trying to upgrade an evaluation instance of SQL Server 2008 to a fully licensed instance of SQL Server 2008 R2. I made it most of the way through the installer, but I'm getting stopped at the ...
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DOS path not resolving in VM

As a developer, I had our systems team setup a VM of a server to practice an upgrade of an old third party application. This server has its own instance of SQL Server 2000 that's used exclusively for ...
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What's the recommended way to set up a windows service to connect to a remote SQL Server?

I have a service on server A that needs to connect to a SQL Server instance (2005 or 2008) on server B. Both A and B are on the same domain. What are the best practices for configuring both the ...
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Is there service management software in existence that meets these needs?

I work in an IT dept. at a higher ed. institution. Because the department is small and the infrastructure simple, managing all the services we offer out to the school (like LDAP, AD, various DBMS', ...