SQL Server 2008R2 is a version of Microsoft's SQL Server, released April 2010.

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Will a SQL incremental backup work for my purposes?

We are transitioning a large amount of data, in the form of a SQL database, from one location to another and the data transfer speeds are very slow but we want to cause as short of an interruption of ...
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SQLServer Maintenance Plan Cleanup misses files by minutes

I have a set of maintenance plans in place that perform a full backup weekly, and once complete, delete any .bak's that are a week old. This is important, because the DBs are very large and disk space ...
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SQL server session tasks all waiting

I have a query that often completes in a fraction of a second (~200ms). Sometimes it takes 10-13 seconds to complete. Doing SET STATISTICS TIME ON it shows: SQL Server Execution Times: CPU time = ...
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How to update system databases in SQL Server

I am having problems updating a system database in SQL Server 2008. Perhaps there is a different way to do it, but I basically need to change/remove growth restrictions on certain log files for a ...
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cannot restore database to a different version of MSSQL server

I am trying to restore a database onto a clean install of MS SQL Server 2008 R2. I am using the same installation CD as with the original computer. That PC has since died and I now need to restore the ...
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Unexpected Sql Server 2008R2 / Server 2008 reboot (bsod) on increasing maxmemory SQL setting

The server OS is Server 2008 x64 and its role is DB server + SSIS (SQL Server 2208R2 x64). (VMWARE ESXi 5.1.0 on IBM 3850x5) Until yesterday the total system memory was 8GB and the maxmemory setting ...
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TFS Database migration miss the detach step issue

We currently doing the TFS database migration, originally, we suppose to upgrade to 2012 which support SQL 2008 R2, after a period of time, we decide to upgrade to 2013, and unfortunately we are ...
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Setup network between 2 computers connected using wifi [closed]

In my office I have a WiFi Router that allows 2 computers to connect to Internet. I have 2 questions - How can I create a network between these 2 computers for file sharing? Can I access SQL server ...
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Can't install SQL Management Studio 2008 R2 Express - Throws exception

I am running SQL Server 2008 R2 on a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine. select @@version returns the following string: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (SP2) - 10.50.4000.0 (Intel X86) Jun 28 ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Temporary Login Issue

We have a mature SQL Server 2008 R2 server, being used from many C# web applications, each with connection pooling. Last night, all web applications lost the ability to login to the database for 6 ...
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SQL Database with offline filegroup

I'm using SQL 2008 R2 Enterprise and yesterday I had an hardware-error. During this error one disk went offline, which contains a very unimportant part (filegroup) of the database. Accidentially this ...
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SQL server reporting services Get user IP

USER -> Reporting server -> SQL Serve SELECT CONNECTIONPROPERTY('client_net_address') AS client_net_address return of course IP of reporting server In DOMAIN is this command return true IP of user ...
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Ola Hallengren's SQL Backup to Network Location not working

Good Evening All, I have set up Ola Hallengren's SQL Server Maintenance Solution on several SQL Express servers (2008 to 2012 R2) in the past few years. I recently have started having issues with the ...
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SQL 2008 R2 says access denied when logging in remotely

I have an SQL 2008 R2 server and a monitoring server both on the same physical network (but different VLANs). The monitoring server is always connecting to the SQL server to run a query and check the ...
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SQL Server Agent is not visible in SSMS

I have been monitoring the server for past 4 days but i am not able to see agent on SSms but the agent service is in running mode and the server is of standard edition
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migrate plus move existing biztalk server database from sql server 2008 R2 to sql server 2012

we are planning to move biztalk database from one place to another as well as upgrade the sql server. the initial database is in sql server 2008 R2 and target is sql server 2012. but the thing is ...
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Sql server 2008 r2 services won't start

We lost power couple of times and I suspect that the UPS didn't keep the server on. I checked the log and it shows that there were couple unexpected shutdowns. I was try to login to sql server ...
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SQL Upgrade Adviser for win2k

I'm trying to upgrade a SQL Server 2000 instance to SQL Server 2008 R2. SQL Server 2000 resides on an old win2k box, and the new SQL instance is being run on a Server 2008 R2 platform. I am attempting ...
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Server 2012 slow performance on ESXi 5.5

I'm having performance issues with a virtual Server 2012 that is installed on an ESXi 5.5 (HP-ESXi-5.5.0-iso-5.71.3). The hardware server is an HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8. The server 2012 is acting as ...
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Can Ping but Cannot Telnet directly to SQL Server 2012 Cluster Nodes

We have a monitoring tool (Solarwinds Orion) that needs to connect to a 2-node failover SQL Server Cluster. For reasons outside of our control -- we cannot monitor the CLUSTER IP directly at this ...
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Amazon EC2 SQL Server Connection Timeouts

I am currently having a problem with SQL server timeouts. I am running Windows Server 2008 R2 w/IIS and SQL 2008 R2 (Express) on an m1.small instance in EC2. We have custom services that monitor the ...
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Clustered instance - kerberos double hop woes

We've recently migrated our virtualised SQL databases to a bare metal solution in an active/active cluster. Everything is working great except SQL Reports. Ok, so a rundown of our setup here as it ...
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Is there a log showing why a Windows server did not restart SQL Server after a reboot?

Our server was rebooted after a Windows Update scheduled for 1am, but after the restart SQL Server did not start up, so our websites were unable to display. Usually this process happens with no manual ...
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Connection to SQL Server 2008 R2 Database Server is SLOW

The database server is a VM running SQL Server 2008 R2 on top of Windows Server 2012, 24GB RAM allocated and 2TB of disk space. Overall, the database connections are very slow and one thing that ...
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Why is my DB read-only when attached to SQL Express, but not with SQL Web?

I have an .mdf/.ldf pair, originally created in 2008 R2 Standard, and well under 10GB, with ACLs: d:\db snapshot\DB_NAME.mdf SERVERNAME\SQLServerMSSQLUser$ACCOUNT$MSSQLSERVER:F OWNER RIGHTS:F ...
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deploy ssis 2012 packages on 2008r2 server

We've developed SSIS packages on ssis 2012, but now upon deployment, we need to deploy these to sql server 2008. I've been searching but haven't found a solution to do this. Is this even possible and ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 log shows backups (I/O suspend, resume) several times an hour

I am troubleshooting a server issue that may or may not be related... On my SQL Server 2008 R2 instance running on Windows Sever 2008 R2 (VMWare), the logs show: Each database is backed up every 6 to ...
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Why is MS SQL Server Using NTLM Authentication?

Windows Server 2008 R2. SQL Server 2008 R2 installed. MSSQL Service runs as Local System. Server FQDN is SQL01.domain.com. SQL01 is joined to an Active Directory domain named domain.com. The ...
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SQL Server 2008 constantly reads MDF file, performance terrible [closed]

We have an app that runs SQL Server 2008 R2 Express on the back end on a Windows 2008 R2 virtual server running on VMWare ESXi. Users complain that the app is very slow. I see very high disk IO that ...
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How can I delete this ODBC?

I am unable to delete a specific ODBC of type system DSN. I am able to create and remove other ODBC connections on the same server, but a particular ODBC (name = Default) cannot be removed. If I try ...
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Unintended SQL Server 2008 Express instance installed

I installed SQL Server 2008 R2 Expess with an instance name SQLX08, then I installed SQL Server 2012 Expess with an instance name SQLX12. Now in the SQL Server Configuration Manager I see, along with ...
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Php, IIS8, and MS Sqlserver2008 driver installation

I am new to iis setup, so this is quickly turning into a nightmare. I have installed php using wpi (IIS8)(server 2012) everything is working fine. Now i would like to connect to the ms sql server (v ...
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Unable to run query in SQL Management Studio because of JIT debugging error

Recently I have built a Windows server 2008 and installed SQL Server 2008 and Dynamics CRM 2011 on it. Everything is working fine but when I open the SQL Server management Studio and try to open a new ...
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Is there DDL viewer role in SQL Server?

I have a user that have db_datareader role in SQL Server 2008 I need this user to be able to see Stored Procedures, functions, table scripts, etc. What role is that? I don't want user to RUN DDL ...
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SQL2008 R2 BackupDirectory - Cannot access the specified path or file on the server

I've recently added extra SAN storage space to our SQL2008R2 server (Failover Cluster with 2 nodes). With that I've edited the follow registry entry from I: to K: and moved the existing backup folders ...
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SQL Server 2012 licensing Downgrade [duplicate]

Our vendor is requiring us to upgrade existing accounting software db from sql 2000 to sql 2008 and my boss wants unlimited connection to db. Can i use sql 2012 per core instead of sql 2008? from my ...
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Separate SQL Server Instance or just new database?

I'm going to deploy an app whose requirement is just 'db_owner' for a database. The database itself must be created separately by the DBA. Based on how the application will work (and its simple ...
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Slow WRITE operations SQL Server, corrupt backup file after COPY

I am not a network type but a Programmer. I have been working with our DBA and Network technician about a problem I am experiencing. First, our DBA recently moved the database I support from one ...
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SQL Server Express 2008 R2 limitations

When considering to use an Express Edition of SQL Server 2008 for a system that officially is only tested with full editions, what do I need to know about the limitations? Memory, connections? What ...
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In-Place Upgrade from Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2012

I realize that this might not be the best place to ask this question but I'm not sure which one of the StackExchange websites this question belongs to except for ServerFault. I currently have a ...
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Installing SQL Server 2012 on older instance

I have SQL Server 2008R2 installed on my server which I can connect either by providing server name "xyz" or IP address "127.xx.xx.xxx". Does it mean my installation is done with default instance? ...
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Should SQL Server backups be scheduled in SQL Server Agent or as a Scheduled Task?

I have inherited a system where a system where our database is backed up by identical scripts, one set up in SQL Server Agent and one set up as a Scheduled Task. Both are running at the same time, so ...
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SQL Server Web Edition Installation

I have a hosted VM with about 20 client websites on board. Many use a database which is currently SQL Server 2008 R2 (not an evaluation). Because of upcoming licensing issues, I need to change to the ...
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SQL Server Database Access fails when User Granted Acess via Domain Group

On a SQL Server 2008 R2 (running on Win2003), we have an issue with logins via domain groups - login access is granted to the server instance, but cannot access certain databases on the server. The ...
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How to setup log and data files on SSD for SQL Server?

I'm setting up my production SQL server. I have two 800GB SSD disks available to me (for Windows and SQL Server). Where should I put databases' data and log files? How many tempdb files should I ...
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AD Integrated OpenVPN Server User Cannot Connect to MS SQL Server

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Domain/Forest functional level environment with an OpenVPN Access Server (v1.8.4.400) that is Active Directory integrated and working smoothly. I've been working with our DBA ...
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Can't Find SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 uninstall option

Supposedly, the method to uninstall a service pack to SQL Server 2008 R2 (and other versions after a certain point) is through Control Panel > Programs and Features. I think it's supposed to be ...
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SQL Server 2008R2 Transaction Replication Stop and Restart but continue log backups

In a database that is currently being replicated I want to stop the replication (stop the log reader process) for a period of time though I want to continue to take log backups on that same database. ...
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SQL Server Replication - How to connect to a system via computer name rather than IP address in Amazon AWS?

In Amazon AWS, VPC, I am trying to setup replication in SQL Server, and have three servers setup with port 1433 RDP open (1 web, two SQL). I can RDC into each server. From the web server, I can ...
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Client connectivity to MSSQL

I'm wondering if there is a policy that can be pushed that defaults a client to always dynamically determine the port for connectivity. I'm dealing with a custom C# application that connects to a ...