Data Migration Assistant (DMA) to check SQL server compatibility issues for migrating one version to higher version

Disclaimer:Hey Guys, this post contains affiliate link to help our reader to buy best product\service for them. It helps us because we receive compensation for our time and expenses. Scenario:- Well, it is always a good practice to use DMA tool by Microsoft to check any compatibility issues before upgrading to higher version of SQL server. Being a DBA, it is one of the recommended … Continue reading Data Migration Assistant (DMA) to check SQL server compatibility issues for migrating one version to higher version

TLS 1.0 & MSSQL Server Dependencies

Disclaimer:Hey Guys, this post contains affiliate link to help our reader to buy best product\service for them. It helps us because we receive compensation for our time and expenses. Scenario:- As we all know that TLS 1.0 is outdated protocol, it was released somewhere in 1999 which is now no secure and most vulnerable hence for secure communications, this must be disabled on SQL server, … Continue reading TLS 1.0 & MSSQL Server Dependencies

SQL Server evaluation period has expired:Unable to start SQL services

Disclaimer:Hey Guys, this post contains affiliate link to help our reader to buy best product\service for them. It helps us because we receive compensation for our time and expenses. Scenario:- It doesn’t happen so often as company always use the licensed SQL server but sometime on Development or Lab environment people use the evaluation edition of SQL server to explore its features that come along … Continue reading SQL Server evaluation period has expired:Unable to start SQL services

Download SQL server 2014/2016/2017/2019 setup file

Disclaimer:Hey Guys, this post contains affiliate link to help our reader to buy best product\service for them. It helps us because we receive compensation for our time and expenses. Scenario:- Okay, so before upgrading SQL server version to higher, we need to have setup files in place first. Please see this link for list of the features which have been marked deprecated and discontinued in … Continue reading Download SQL server 2014/2016/2017/2019 setup file

Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Deprecated & Discontinued Features- Go Through

Disclaimer:Hey Guys, this post contains affiliate link to help our reader to buy best product\service for them. It helps us because we receive compensation for our time and expenses. Scenario:- One of my UK based client , wanted to upgrade its production database to SQL server 2017 version (Enterprise edition) from existing SQL server 2014 (Enterprise edition). Obviously one must start upgrading from Non-prod first … Continue reading Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Deprecated & Discontinued Features- Go Through

Connecting to SQL server integration service through SSMS failed with error- Class Not Registered

Disclaimer:Hey Guys, this post contains affiliate link to help our reader to buy best product\service for them. It helps us because we receive compensation for our time and expenses. Scenario:- Have you ever tried connecting SQL server integration service through management studio and failed to connect and receive error like Class not registered? I recently working on importing SSIS package for my client and tried … Continue reading Connecting to SQL server integration service through SSMS failed with error- Class Not Registered

Change or customize “from” portion/header of the email when calling sp_send_dbmail in SQL server

Disclaimer:Hey Guys, this post contains affiliate link to help our reader to buy best product\service for them. It helps us because we receive compensation for our time and expenses. Scenario:- Recently, I had received a request from one of the customer to send some report from SQL to his management and it looks pretty simple to fulfill this request via send_db_mail.   But while using … Continue reading Change or customize “from” portion/header of the email when calling sp_send_dbmail in SQL server

How to find who has dropped/deleted SQL server user databases

Disclaimer:Hey Guys, this post contains affiliate link to help our reader to buy best product\service for them. It helps us because we receive compensation for our time and expenses. Scenario:- During DR exercise,Prod and DR was configured with log shipping technology and once the Dbs. were brought online, somehow due to incorrect connection string settings by application team, Dbs. which were brought online gets dropped/deleted. … Continue reading How to find who has dropped/deleted SQL server user databases

Parallel databases backup in SQL server

Disclaimer:Hey Guys, this post contains affiliate link to help our reader to buy best product\service for them. It helps us because we receive compensation for our time and expenses. Infrastructure: This has been run and tested successfully on SQL 2005 and onward. Scenario: Parallel backup as the name itself suggest at a time multiple databases backup could be executed on SQL server. When we run … Continue reading Parallel databases backup in SQL server

Low disk space alert in SQL server

Disclaimer:Hey Guys, this post contains affiliate link to help our reader to buy best product\service for them. It helps us because we receive compensation for our time and expenses. Infrastructure: This has been run and tested successfully on SQL 2008 and onward. Scenario:  Assume its exiting or new SQL server handed over to you and you have to implement low disk space alert on the email. … Continue reading Low disk space alert in SQL server