SQL Server Solutions

How to Track and Monitor All Database Owners in Your SQL Server

Having a check on database owners is very important. You might hit a service broker problem and then realize that the root cause was a windows login of an ex-employee and it was set as the database owner. If you proactively track database owners, you will never meet such issues in your work environment. Not DBO In this article, we are dealing with database owner and not do or db_owner. DBO is a user, it’s a database concept and db_owner is a fixed database role. Log it From your central...

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How to Centralize the Monitoring of SQL Server Error Log

SQL Server error log is the first place we search to identify and troubleshoot SQL Server issues. Whenever you call Microsoft SQL Server for any SQL Server issues you would be asked to share your SQL Server's Error log. In this article, we would learn how to centralize the monitoring of all SQL Server's Error log The location Before learning how to automate the Error Log monitoring, it is necessary to know the location of the log file.  The first and easy approach is to identify the file...

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In-depth Understanding of the Process and Phases in SQL Server Recovery

In this article we take a close look at several processes and phases that are typically encountered while performing a SQL Server recovery. Sometimes, you may require to recover or restore data from a failure, and this has to be done in a sequential and logically correct form. Through the SQL Server recovery, you can recover an entire database, a data file, or just one date page. However, no matter in what way you restore it, you cannot recover it unless you roll it forward enough so that...

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