Monthly Archives: February 2012

SQLCMD 101


This evening, I was trying to build a script to configure database mirroring using SQLCMD. As I was not well-versed with sqlcmd, I started to search for a tutorial. A search on Bing, landed me on this page, which has … Continue reading

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Shrinking Transaction log


Some days back, I had a discussion with one of my colleague about Shrinking a database log file. He told me that they had a database with a log size 10 times larger than the data file size, and they … Continue reading

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Configuring a Server Core Machine


Since last few days, I was planning to set up a new VM to run SQL Server 2012 RC0 on a server core machine. As SQL Server 2012 RC0 can be installed on a Server Core machine, I build a … Continue reading

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