Database Solutions

6 Real World Tips to Keep Your MS SQL Server Database Healthy

Learn how to maintain the health of your SQL server database with these quick and simple tips. As a SQL Server DBA, you need to make sure that your database is always in the best of health. This might seem like something challenging, but is technically something that does not take up too much time and energy, provided you perform certain activities regularly. Much like we as humans monitor our health regularly, we also need to monitor the health of our database regularly. This can be done...

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In-depth Study on Compressed Backups in SQL Server and Its Storage Needs

In this article we learn about compressed backups in SQL Server and compare them with Trace Flag In SQL Server 2008 and all its later editions, users are given access to what is called the compressed backup. Meaning once you backup your database you can also compress it to reduce the amount of space it occupies. But this is something a lot of SQL users or DBAs would already know, in this article we would be discussing how exactly are compressed backups created with a predefined initial...

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How to Deal with Database Context Error 208 in SQL Server

In this article we explain about ERROR 208, why it occurs and how to deal with it. We often come across situations which seem to be very complicated and challenging but are actually very easy to get out of; provided we think logically. One such situation a lot of SQL Server DBA’s come across is the SSMS error 208, i.e. the ‘Invalid Object Name’ error. This is a very commonly occurring error which ends up confusing a lot of DBAs. So today, we will not only provide you with a solution to...

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