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How to Resolve SQL Locking issues in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

How to Resolve SQL Locking issues in Microsoft Dynamics CRM SQL Server Blocking refers to the situation where one connection blocks another, even though they come from the same...

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How to Downgrade SQL Database from Enterprise to Standard Edition

If you want to Restore a SQL Server 2014/2016 backup from a higher version of SQL to a lower version, i.e. from Enterprise to Standard Edition, you can do so, but before you do...

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Direct Links To Download SQL Server Sample Databases

Introduction to SQL Server Sample Databases To get started with Microsoft SQL Server for demonstrations & training you need some sample databases to play with. There are many...

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Why is SQL Server 2016 Faster Than Ever

SQL Server 2016 is designed to work faster than any earlier version of SQL Server. There was a set of tweaking that was earlier required to be a manual process. At the same time,...

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Best Practices for Configuring SQL on Azure IaaS VM

Best Practices for Configuring SQL on Azure IaaS VM Running SQL Server workloads on Azure as IAAS (Infrastructure as a service) is becoming popular. With more SQL Servers running...

SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

SQL Server Always On Availability Groups I have already spoken about other high availability technologies like Log-Shipping, Database Mirroring, and Failover Clustering. I also...

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SQL Server Hybrid Approaches for High Availability

SQL Server Hybrid Approaches for High Availability SQL Server High Availability technologies already gives you a lot of flexibility to fit diverse deployment typologies....

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How to Upgrade to SQL Server 2016 from Earlier and Older Versions

SQL Server Failover Cluster Checklist

In this post, we will talk about the Pre-Installation SQL Server Failover Cluster Checklist that might be helpful for you to prepare the environment. Please note that they steps...

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SQL Server Failover Clustering for High Availability

SQL Server Failover Clustering for High Availability I have already written about Database Mirroring and Log shipping in my previous posts. Both Database Mirroring and Failover...

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SQL Server 2016 Cloud Integration

SQL Server 2016 Cloud Integration SQL Server 2016 integration with Microsoft’s own Azure Service is essential these days. SQL Server 2016 introduces Simplicity with new...