Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Remove Log Shipping When Secondary Server Not Available

The other day, I came accross a scenario where I need to remove log shipping from a database on the primary server. However, we have already shutdown/decommissioned the secondary server. If we try to disable the log shipping from the database properties window, we would most like get the following:

Monday, July 20, 2015

Reflection on Steve Stedman's Database Corruption Challenge

Over the past few months, Steve Stedman (blog | twitter) has been conducting database corruption challenge. It is a challenge where Steve would post corrupt SQL Server databases and the participants would try to fix the corruption to the best of their ability. The participants would need to avoid any data loss when trying to fix the database corruption.