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Matt Slocum
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I attained level 8 while in VA last month!
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I've Got The SP2 Replication Blues - SP2 For SQL 2014 Changes A System SPROC
I ran into this replication error the other day and I was completely stumped. Procedure or function sp_MSreplraiserror has too many arguments specified.   We started getting that error message shortly after we had applied SP2 for SQL Server 2014 to a server...

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Trace, Trace, Trace - Too Many And SQL Can't Keep Up The Pace!
I recently ran into an issue on a client development (thankfully not production) server where the server was performing very poorly.  We didn't see anything obvious in any of the monitoring detail we had, aside from the fact that our monitoring tools also h...

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Clustered Instance Patch Failure - The Cluster Group Cannot Be Determined
I recently ran into an issue where I was unable to apply a cumulative update to one node of a clustered instance SQL Server 2014.  The Summary log from the CU install had the following error: The cluster group cannot be determined for the instance name 'MSS...

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Interview With A DBA - Why Do You Do What You Do?
I recently had a student conducting a career study/project contact me with questions about my career and the choices I made to get where I am.  I'm certainly not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, but I give it my all.  I hope that my answers to his...

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SQL Server Clustered Instance Error 422 - Ambiguous Error With A (Hopefully) Simple Fix
Recently I observed an issue with bringing up SQL Services in a clustered environment.  In this particular Windows Failover Cluster, there are two instances of SQL Server that typically run on the same physical node in the cluster.  All of the clustered ser...

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My post on Red Gate's SQL In The City event in Seattle.
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