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Understanding Trace Flags in SQL Server & Its Implementation

Trace Flags in SQL Server are used for either setting up a server characteristic or for switching off a server behavior. They help generate information about internal activities of the server, which primarily helps the developers of SQL server to … Continue reading

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How to Recover Database From Emergency Mode in SQL Server

There are many scenarios SQL Server database becomes inaccessible because it is marked as Suspected. When the database is in suspected mode, user cannot access and cannot perform transaction on that data until it comes back to online mode. In … Continue reading

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Resolving SQL Server Transaction Log Waits

What is SQL Server Wait Type? In SQL server, wait type is a time period for which the processes stays in the local buffer. Until the log record writing process is not completed, it remains in the log buffer. It … Continue reading

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Effortlessly Repair Clustered Index In SQL Server

Overview Most of the users of SQL Server need to deal with several issues while working with the database including corruption related problems. One of the common issue is corruption of clustered index. The data becomes inaccessible to the user … Continue reading

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Configure AlwaysOn Availability Groups: Step by Step

An Overview of AlwaysOn Availability Groups An AlwaysOn Availability groups in SQL Server provides high availability for a set of user databases called availability databases that failover together. Each group supports a set of primary databases and multiple secondary databases. … Continue reading

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Extended Events in SQL Server – An Overview

SQL Server has this general event-handling system well known as Extended Events, which supports correlation of data from server. It also supports correlation of data from OS and database software applications where the output has to be directed to Event … Continue reading

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How to View SQL Server Transaction Log File

Introduction SQL Server has a categorized storage defined for all its data. Databases are stored and maintained as MDF and NDF files respectively, which denotes primary and secondary database each. On the other hand, there is a Transaction Log database … Continue reading

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