SQL SERVER – SQL Clustered Resource in Online Pending State for Long Time Before Coming Online

While doing Comprehensive Database Performance Health Check I always ask my client if there is any pain point which they have with the current state of the database/server. Once I got an interesting question which I am going to answer in this blog post – Why is my SQL Clustered Resource in Online Pending state for a long time before coming online.

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SQL SERVER – Cannot Shrink Log File Because Total Number of Logical Log Files Cannot be Fewer than 2

Since I wrote my article about the script of shrinking the Log Files, there have been many emails from my blog readers about various messages which they are seeing during shrink. I have been sharing them with other blog readers as well. In this blog, we would discuss a message Cannot shrink log file because a total number of logical log files cannot be fewer than 2.

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SQL SERVER – Fix : Error Msg 1813, Level 16, State 2, Line 1 Could not open new database databasename. CREATE DATABASE is aborted

It is indeed a pleasure when we write a timeless article for SQL Server and DBAs read it after many years. In the year 2007, I wrote an article about an error related to Could not open a new database. It has been one of the top viewed blog posts all the time. Recently SQL Server Expert Jeremy Roe has sent me an updated script for a recent version of SQL Server for the same error.

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SQL SERVER – Error: 45207 – SQL Server Managed Backup to Microsoft Azure Cannot Configure the Database Because a Container URL was Either not Provided or Invalid

While using SQL Server on Virtual Machines in Azure, I ran into an interesting error.  In this blog we would learn how to fix Msg 45207 – SQL Server Managed Backup to Microsoft Azure cannot configure the database ‘sqlauthdb’ because a container URL was either not provided or invalid. It is also possible that your SAS credential is invalid.

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