First of all, whenever issues arise from patching your SQL Server production environment, please keep calm 🙂 In a scenario, that you successfully patched SQL Server (Service Pack/ CU) but the SQL Server Resource Group can’t be brought online, I recommend to start your PowerShell console and generate your Cluster Log (simply by Get-ClusterLog), this will
Hello world 🙂 To sum up, i was working with one of my customers regarding the UI (User Interface) freezing while restoring (Symantec NetBackup) a database into SQL Server 2012, leading to a unresponsive behavior from the server. Scenario (VMware guest – WS2012R2): Started with gathering performance counters to jump into the analysis and even though
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Kalen Delaney with Paulo Condeça on SQL PORT Meeting. More information about Kalen Delaney @ AboutKalenDelaney .
For who don’t know, it is know possible to remove Lock Escalation, and this is something that be “granularly” done to a table on SQL SERVER 2008 or Higher without the need to use Trace Flags. Sample sintax ALTER TABLE table_name_goes_gere SET (LOCK_ESCALATION=DISABLE) . — PT — Para quem não sabe, já é possível remover
To sum up, I had to solve a situation in a client that wasn’t able to run a couple of SSIS package with SQLSERVER AGENT but they were running ok in BIDS. Since SQL SERVER was running on a x64 environment, and the SSIS package was connecting to a excel files ( JET 4 OleDB
When you have a negative spid ( ex: -2) in SQL SERVER, it is related with Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC). You can do it from 2 different ways: Outside SQL SERVER, in component services > DTC > Transactions > rollback the transaction. OR select distinct req_transactionUOW from syslockinfo , ignore the 000000’s kill ‘GUID’ . ( ghost/orphaned transaction
I’m writing this article to help everyone who whats “more juice” from a MS SQL SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE . Instead of writing lots of articles i will update this post every week. I will mix lots of concepts in this post, ranging from Physical Infrastructure/ Operating System/ SQL SERVER PARAMETERS / T-SQL . I will write a
SSMS (SQL SERVER MANAGEMENT STUDIO) slow startup and how to optimize SSMS startup time : To sump up, everytime you open SSMS it will check some certs, so, do the following if you want faster load times : Open IE > TOOLS > OPTIONS > ADVANCED > UNCHECK PUBLISHER CERTIFICATE REVOCATION .
I’m leaving this tip for you to find what exactly is running on sql server. SELECT r.session_id, s.HOST_NAME, s.PROGRAM_NAME, s.host_process_id, r.status, r.wait_time, wait_type, r.wait_resource, SUBSTRING(qt.text,(r.statement_start_offset/2) +1, (CASE WHEN r.statement_end_offset = -1 THEN LEN(CONVERT(nvarchar(max), qt.text)) * 2 ELSE r.statement_end_offset END -r.statement_start_offset)/2) AS stmt_executing,r.blocking_session_id, r.cpu_time,r.total_elapsed_time,r.reads,r.writes, r.logical_reads, r.plan_handle FROM sys.dm_exec_requests r CROSS APPLY sys.dm_exec_sql_text(sql_handle) as qt, sys.dm_exec_sessions s