Tag Archives: administration

Migrating a Large Database

I have upgraded lots of SQL Servers from one version to the next, and for the most part, the process has been smooth. That’s not always the case, and there have been some long nights where the Operations staff had … Continue reading

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Scripting Makes Mistakes Easier Than Ever

A number of you likely use Atlassian products like Jira, Confluence, Opsgenie, or something else. You might have been affected by a large outage they had (post incident blog, Company Q&A, TechRepublic report) recently which lasted at least 9 days. … Continue reading

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Removing a LocalDB Instance

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. This might be obvious and easy, but I spent a couple minutes learning how to remove a LocalDB instance. … Continue reading

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Starting LocalDB–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. Lots of people have never worked with LocalDB, which is an in-process version of SQL Express. No service account, … Continue reading

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