Category: SQL Server

Windows Services Recovery for SQL Server

Recently, I ran into an issue after applying a few security updates and subsequent reboots: a number of the SQL services did not start successfully. After running the following script, I’ve had success with SQL services starting as expected after

Posted in PowerShell, SQL Server, Windows

Using robocopy to move SQL Server files

When performing file migrations, PowerShell’s `Copy-Item` is not ideal. Use robocopy with these parameters instead.

Posted in PowerShell, SQL Server

T-SQL Tuesday #104: Code I Would Hate To Live Without

Today’s blog post is part of T-SQL Tuesday. T-SQL Tuesday is the brainchild of Adam Machanic. It is a monthly blog party on the second Tuesday of each month. Everyone is welcome to participate. This month’s T-SQL Tuesday, hosted by

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Remove SQL Server Management Studio / SSMS 2016

Although I’ve been using SSMS 2017 on my demo machine for a while, I kept SSMS 2016 on my primary workstation until today. I’ve been unsure of the new look of SSMS 2017, but now that I’ve fallen in love

Posted in SQL Server

TSQL2SDAY #101: Essential SQL Server Tools

Today’s blog post is part of T-SQL Tuesday. T-SQL Tuesday is the brainchild of Adam Machanic. It is a monthly blog party on the second Tuesday of each month. Everyone is welcome to participate. This month’s T-SQL Tuesday, hosted by

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Why

This month Andy Leonard (b/t) wants to know why we do what we do. Matthew Broderick When I was a kid, I watched War Games and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and immediately wanted to hack. I actually got in trouble

Posted in Linux, SQL Server

TSQL Tuesday #96: Folks Who Have Made a Difference

Today’s blog post is part of T-SQL Tuesday. T-SQL Tuesday is the brainchild of Adam Machanic. It is a monthly blog party on the second Tuesday of each month. Everyone is welcome to participate. This month’s T-SQL Tuesday, hosted by

Posted in PowerShell, SQL Server

SQL Server / Windows OS losing connection to Domain Controllers

SSPI handshake failed with error code 0x80090311, state 14 while establishing a connection with integrated security; the connection has been closed. Reason: AcceptSecurityContext failed. The Windows error code indicates the cause of failure. No authority could be contacted for authentication.

Posted in Active Directory, Security, SQL Server, Windows