The Transact-SQL Script below, is useful if you want to standardise the location of your databases. I have been managing a server whereby databases created by other people were created all over the place!! Therefore, this script was written to make life so much easier. 🙂 Be sure to read through the script before running it. […]
Category: Installation & Configuration
This category contains useful information relating to the installation and configuration of SQL Server
If you need to transfer the logins and passwords from one server or instance to another server or instance, please refer to this very useful article from Microsoft: How to transfer the logins and the passwords between instances of SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008
If yes, then following the instructions below[ref]Please ensure you test any script taken from my website on a test/development machine, before running on a production server.[/ref], from MSDN (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms179254.aspx): Make sure you have all the information or scripts needed to re-create your user databases and all the objects in them. See my note below Export […]
If you are trying to install SQL Server 2005, and receive an error regarding the SQL Server Native Client package being missing, go to your “servers” install CD/folder, and right-click on the sqlncli.msi file, and click on Uninstall. Once uninstalled, just re-run the setup again, and it should install successfully.
When SQL Server is installed, the “tempdb” database is placed by default, on the same drive that SQL Server is installed on.
As this is usually the same drive as the operating system, it is best to move the “tempdb” database to a separate drive.