A version of Microsoft's database server, released in August 2008. This is different than SQL Server 2008R2.

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What is the best way to replicate a large number of SQL 2008 DBs to a failover instance in Amazon Web Services

Our application creates a new sql database for every customer and we will be continually adding new customers and creating new databases every day. These databases can range in size from 3 megabytes ...
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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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How do I remove an old SQL Server 2008 Express Database Instance

I am trying to restore a database over the existing one. This worked fine in the past, until all of a sudden, it doesnt. I have clearly, in the past, attached the same database file under a different ...
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SQL Server Reporting Services subscription creation silently fails. No error message is displayed, but the subscription does not get created

I'm trying to set up a subscription for a SSRS report. I have deployed the report to the server and I can view the report in a web browser with no problems. I have tried to reproduce this issue on ...
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Allowing a specific IP Address through a blocked port in Windows Server 2008 R2 Firewall

I have created an Inbound rule to block port number 1433 however I need to allow my static ip address to access this as I use SQL Management Studio to connect to databases on the server. I have ...
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apache 2.2 with php 5.3 and miscrosoft sql 2008 crash

I am using Apache 2.2 with PHP 5.3 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 on Windows Server 2008 64-bit. Every 3 to 5 hours, I get the error in the event viewer that Apache crashed for 20 seconds and then ...
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What options for Windows Server 2008/SQL Server 2008 replication/mirroring across data centres?

Our Microsoft web-application processes around 2000 orders per day. I need to support failover to a secondary data centre. What are the options and experience of implementing a replication/mirroring ...
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How to backup/restore excluding filestream varbinary in SQL Server 2008?

There is an application used in a production site that uses SQL Server 2008 as its DBMS. The database schema uses Filestream Varbinary to save binary data on the filesystem instead of directly into ...
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Share Point 3.0 service account

We have a Share Point 3 site that is currently configured to run under a admin account. I have been tasked with reconfiguring it to run under a service account. Unfortunately, when I update the ...
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Problems with merge replication

We are developing a multi-user desktop application with users located in different countries. The platform is - .net 3.5, SQL Server 2008, WinForms. Now, my client has used the help of a DBA who has ...
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Adding new article to transactional replication gives error at subscriber

I have a updatable transactional replication set with SQL Server 2008. Everything is working fine. I added a new table to the existing publication through sp_addarticle followed by ...
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The OLE DB provider “SQLNCLI10.1” has not been registered.; 42000

I have a SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services Project. In the Data Source View I have a Named Query which references a single Data Source containing three tables. The Project processes successfully and ...
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Exception Enumerating SQL Server Instances with SMO WMI ManagedComputer

I'm trying to use the SMO WMI API/objects in PowerShell 2.0 on Windows 7 with SQL Server 2008 R2 installed to get a list of SQL Server instances on the local computer using the Managed Comuter object. ...
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MS SQL 2008 - Can I use Windows Authentication to connect from a Mac

I have been using Navicat SQL on Mac (Snow Leopard) to connect to MS 2005 via "Basic Auth" and all is good. However the DB is now being migrated to MS 2008 and try as I might I cant get on via Windows ...
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Switch active Sql Server 2008 databases

I am dealing with large imports of data into SQL Server and need to know the easiest way to perform the import and rebuilding of indexes while minimizing the effect on web services that primarily read ...
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SSRS Errors “Use Local”, even though I am

I am at a loss. I posted this on SO, but think this is probably a better place. I have searched high and low and don't know what to do. I am running SQL Server Web Edition on Server 2008, which only ...
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Installing instance of Sql - SQL server 2008 R2

I am extremely new to SQL server. I am running the SQL Server 2008 R2 setup wizard and following a tutorial that I found online. Nowhere am I able to configure my instance, even after completing ...
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single application multiple users through thin client

I am having one application built in C# winforms. In the backend I am using SQLSERVER 2008 Express. The application is used remotely through thin clients. My problem is that when one user is using my ...
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SQL Server Rights to backup drive

I'm trying to copy a backup I've made from one server to another using either an SSIS or Powershell step in a job. I've run into the same error on both systems when running the step under the sql ...
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Bigger ProjectServer farm is performing worse

I am using Project Server 2007 sp3 with SharePoint 2007 sp3 and SQL Server 2008 r2. I have recently moved my farm from 2 servers (1 DB and 1 App/Web) to a very big farm having Many Servers, Clustered ...
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System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Failed to generate a user instance of SQL Server due to a failure in impersonating the client

i have published my asp.net MVC 3 web application locally using IIS 7 express and visual developer express 2010, but when i tired to login to the application and after i insert the user name and ...
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FTS - Index rebuild causing CPU issues (SQL Server 2008 R2)

I am encountering some critical issues on SQL Server 2008 in a production environment; We have a database that contains a FTS index; we also have a maintenance job that rebuilds the FTS index and ...
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SQL Server Partitioning, best practices for creating partition scheme's and functions

I'm implementing Partitioning for the first time in SQL Server 2008r2. I've several large tables that I am partitioning. My main question is should I use the same Partition Scheme and Function for ...
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Remote connection to SQL Server 2008 in LAN

I try many ways, but still doesn't work. MSSQLSERVER is running. SQL Agent is running. SQL Browser is running. TCP/IP is enabled (something else inside it must I change?) Named Pipes is enabled ...
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Can I install a 32-bit SQL Server 2005 alongside a 64-bit SQL Server 2008 installation?

The place where I work at currently runs a 32-bit SQL Server 2005 installation on its server which we work with. In addition, the systems we are developing on have not yet been tested for 64 bit ODBC ...
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Can BES 5.0 Express database be migrated from SQL Server 2005 Express to SQL Server 2008 R2 Express?

Would there be any issues for cross migration of database from SQL Server 2005 Express to SQL Server 2008 R2 for blackberry configuration database and database in general? If the database is backup ...
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SQL Server 2008 SP1 Transactional Replication of a Partitioned Table Generates StackDump

I have a partitioned table that is published for transactional replication. The SWITCH operations on this table appears to replicated to the subscriber even though the options to ...
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How to execute rskeymgmt utility silently in windows server 2008

When i run reskeymgmt.exe - to create a backup copy of the encryption key, it responses "Are you sure want to extract the key from the Report Server? Yes (y)/ No (n)?" I found this link which ...
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Microsoft SQL 2008 R2 login failed for user 'sa' using aspnet_regsql

I've been working on this for the better part of the morning, and looked at various answers and such, but haven't found anything. I am trying to run aspnet_regsql from the command line (as part of a ...
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Restore SQL 2008 database fails with error on page xxx:xxx

This is the situation: Got a full backup (.bak file) of a SQL 2008 database, with partitions. The .bak file is 100gb. I need to restore this database on a different server, to a new database. ...
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Help with SQL Server 2008 permissions

Today I migrated a database from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008 R2 using the backup/restore method which went fine and did not generate any errors. I can log into SQL Server 2008 through the SQL ...
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SQL DATABASE USING VPN

I have a very simple classic asp site on a Windows 2008 Server with an IIS 7.5 that connects to an Sql database on a Sql 2008 r2. the site works perfectly when accessing it both locally from the ...
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SSA sending false job failure emails MSSQL(10.0)

We have a job runs every 3 minutes. We have set up email failure notifications as we are not located at the site. Every few days or so we will receive a number of job failure emails regarding the job ...
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Removing Orphaned user from MS SQL Server 2008 database fails

I am dealing with an issue where a User is not able to logon with the database Username & Password all of a sudden. In the past I have reported orphaned users by running these 2 commands: USE ...
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How do you RESET the SQL Server 2008 TCP/IP Protocol settings back to default?

We have a SQL Server with multiple interfaces and a previous admin wanted to enable TCP/IP protocol to listen on a specific port. I believe that wherever he saw a specific IP address, he replaced it ...
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Remote SQL Server Connection works from SSMS but not from Application

We are troubleshooting a weird issue with our SQL Server 2008 server. The application server runs a windows service that makes a DB connection via a connection string in its config file, and we end ...
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SQL Server 2008 - how to set automatic ANSI to OEM conversion option

I have a product I am installing where the pre-requisite is SQL Server. The product documentation (which is quite old) talks about SQL Server 2000. However I am installing SQL Server 2008. The ...
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Replicate SQL Server to Amazon RDS

I have a SQL Server in a dedicated hosted facility that we would like to have DR for. Is it possible such that the database is replicated out to a SQL Server instance in Amazon RDS? Or would I have ...
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Weird issue in RDL on SSRS 2008

I'm the admin for our project's SQL Server 2008, with SSRS Standard Edition. We've encountered 2 issues with one recurring which we suspect it's a bug but we can't find any information on it. These ...
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SQL Server Error - HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component

I have a huge 200MB .SQL file. When I try to open this in SQL server management studio 2008, I get the error -Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component. What could the ...
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Dummy transaction to check if a system is up

We want to send a dummy transaction through our system (Application - DB) to ensure it is still up every minute. If the transaction fails we are alerted - Thereby knowing within a minute if there is ...
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I must have done something wrong installing sample database

I downloaded file SQLEXPRADV_x86_ENU.exe (version 10.00.1600.22), and used it to install SQL Server 2008 Express with Advanced Services, which I think has capabilities comparable to SQL Server 2008 ...
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Identical tables, different sizes?

I have transactional replication with updatable subscriptions going between a few SQL 2008 R2 servers (publisher is Enterprise, subscribers are Express). I need to add another subscriber, and come to ...
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SQL failover cluster on single ESXi host

I'm setting up a virtual environment consisting of 10 VM's with 2 primary SQL databases required. The infrastructure allocates two pairs of SQL 2008 R2 Enterprise edition (VM's). The pairs are ...
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SQL Server 2008r2 SP2 Manual Install Error

I am receiving an error I have never seen before, nor can I find any info on the net. When I try to install SP2 for SQL Server 2008r2 I receive the following error. Cannot find the value of the ...
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Download SQL 2008 R2 and install remotely with key

I have the media and product key for a copy of SQL Server 2008R2, however, I can not get my CD to the server at my data center. Is there a downloadable version (or can the trial be downloaded) of the ...
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Instant File Initialization Turned on but file grows slower in sql server 2008r2

What are the reasons a data file (8 GB) could take a long time to grow even if Instant file initialization is turned on in sql server 2008r2? The sql service account has admin access to "Perform ...
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Network adapter on Windows can't access local network

I have a HP server which has Windows Server 2008 as OS. I also have an Ubuntu server VM running with Hyper-V. My ubuntu server runs a web application which connects to MS SQL Server running on the ...
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SCOM 2012 with MS SQL Server 2008 Standard SP1

I've been trying to install SCOM 2012 on one machine with SQL 2008 Standard SP1... And I can't. During the installation of SCOM in the Operational Database phase, It WILL NOT connect to my SQL server. ...
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App can't connect to SQL Server 2008

I've just installed SQL 2008, when I try to connect to it in my application I get the following error: "System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while ...