SQL SERVER – xp_create_subdir() Returned Error 183, ‘Cannot Create a File When that File Already Exists

New client, new idea and a new blog! That’s how I have been writing a daily blog for many years now. In this blog, I would share my learning from a client who faced error “xp_create_subdir() returned error 183, ‘Cannot create a file when that file already exists” while running maintenance plan.

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SQL SERVER – Identifying Deprecated SQL Server Features with Extended Events

In this blog post with the help of Extended Events, we will learn how to identify all the deprecated SQL Server Features. This feature can be very much handy when we are changing the compatibility of SQL Server and we want to check what are all the deprecated SQL Server features we are still using in our active code.

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How to Find SQL Server Deprecated Features Used by the Application? – Interview Question of the Week #165

There are many applications which are developed using an older version of SQL Server. As there are new releases happening, there are features, command, and syntax which are marked as deprecated features and might get removed in future version of SQL Server. It is always challenging for the developer to remember what is changed in the new release of SQL Server and what changes they needed to make sure that their application works with the latest version of SQL Server.

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