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Creating a User without a Login – Contained Databases

In SQL Server 2012, we have a new feature: partially contained databases. In a previous post, I showed how to enable this, and this post will look at one of the advantages of contained databases: users without logins. Contained Users … Continue reading

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Enabling Contained Databases in SQL Server 2012

One of the new features in SQL Server 2012 is the Partially Contained Database feature. I gave a talk on this recently, and I’m looking forward to seeing where this might go in the future. This post looks at how … Continue reading

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Contained Databases in SQL Server 2012

Abstract: One of the problems with databases in SQL Server is the dependency of the database on various parts of the host instance. In SQL Server 2012 there is an enhancement to the database format that allows for partial containment … Continue reading

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