Occasionally you will kick off a backup in the middle of the day and you want to track the progress so you know when it will finish.Continue reading SQL Server track Backup Database progress
What is this error message and how do you fix it? I had a script task in one of my SSIS packages and when I deployed it and tried to run it I received this message:
Continue reading SSIS: The Script Task “xxxx” uses version 15.0 script that is not supported in this release of Integration Services
Load multiple Excel Tabs:Error: There was an exception while loading Script Task from XML: System.Exception:
The Script Task "ST_9a61fb4231de4386a89bc7783e2f024b" uses version 15.0 script that is not supported in this release of Integration Services.
To run the package, use the Script Task to create a new VSTA script. In most cases, scripts are converted automatically to use a
supported version, when you open a SQL Server Integration Services package in %SQL_PRODUCT_SHORT_NAME% Integration Services.
at Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Tasks.ScriptTask.ScriptTask.LoadFromXML(XmlElement elemProj, IDTSInfoEvents events)
On some servers when you try to load an Excel file using OpenRowset, you will get this delightful error:
Msg 15281, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
SQL Server blocked access to STATEMENT ‘OpenRowset/OpenDatasource’ of component ‘Ad Hoc Distributed Queries’ because this component is turned off as part of the security configuration for this server. A system administrator
can enable the use of ‘Ad Hoc Distributed Queries’ by using sp_configure. For more information about enabling ‘Ad Hoc Distributed Queries’, search for ‘Ad Hoc Distributed Queries’ in SQL Server Books Online.
In many reports, you need to have a column that shows the balance and it needs to show the running total for all of the data that shows up.Continue reading SSRS: Create a running total using RunningValue
When a SSRS subscription fails to run successfully, it will automatically retry 3 times with 15 minutes between runs. This is a good default, but sometimes you want to change those settings. Below I will show you how.
Continue reading Modify SSRS Subscription Retries
Here is problem you may encounter using a Linked Server connecting to an Oracle Database. I was trying to create a table in SQL Server with data from an Oracle database using a Linked Server and I received this error: Unable to enlist in the transaction Msg 7391, Level 16, State 2Continue reading Unable to enlist in the transaction using a Linked Server. Msg 7391, Level 16, State 2
I was trying to truncate a table on a remote server using a Linked Server and received the following error:
Msg 4701, Level 16, State 1, Line 6
Cannot find the object "bill" because it does not exist or you do not have permissions.
Read on to see how I solved this issue.Continue reading Msg 4701, Level 16 trying to truncate table through Linked Server
I setup a linked server on a new database server and was trying to run a query that runs against an Oracle database and I got the following error:
Msg 7399, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
The OLE DB provider “OraOLEDB.Oracle” for linked server “ccbtst” reported an error. Access denied.
Msg 7350, Level 16, State 2, Line 1
Cannot get the column information from OLE DB provider “OraOLEDB.Oracle” for linked server “ccbtst”.
I have been using Oracle databases since version 7.2 back in 1995, but starting in Oracle 10G released in 2003, they added a feature called the recycle bin. This feature does exactly what you think it would do. If you drop a table by accident you can recover the table and all of the data just like the Windows recycle bin is used to recover files.Continue reading Another feature I wish SQL Server had.
In Sql Server, if you try to count more than 2.1 billion rows or sum up values more than that, you will get this message: Msg 8115, Level 16, State 2, Line 1 Arithmetic overflow error converting expression to data type int.
Today I will show you the solution to this problem.Continue reading Msg 8115, Level 16 Arithmetic overflow