SQL SERVER – Drop failed for Availability Group – Failed to Destroy the Windows Server Failover Clustering Group Corresponding to Availability Group

While working with one of the clients to recover from a disaster, I encountered an error. In this blog we would talk about error Drop failed for Availability Group. If you want any such assistance, you can hire me for quick consultation using On Demand offering.

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SQL SERVER – Monitor Estimated Completion Times for Backup, Restore and DBCC Commands

Earlier this week, we were fortunate to receive an amazing script to overview HADR / AlwaysOn Local Replicate server from SQL Server Expert Dominic Wirth. You can read the amazing script here: Scripts to Overview HADR / AlwaysOn Local Replica Server. As a follow up to the previous conversation today I received another extremely helpful script from Dominic Wirth which I will be using with my customers every single day. In this blog post, we will see the script which will Monitor Estimated Completion Times for Backup, Restore and DBCC Commands.

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SQL SERVER – Msg 3292: A Failure Occurred While Attempting to Execute Backup or Restore With a URL Device Specified

In my recent project with a customer, they wanted to configure SQL backups to Azure Blob Storage. When we were trying to take a backup, we were facing error. In this blog we would learn how to fix error message 3292 – A failure occurred while attempting to execute Backup or Restore with a URL device specified.

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SQL SERVER – Backup to Microsoft Azure Tool – ERROR: Account Verification Failed

I have been seeing many customers moving their SQL Server to Cloud. Few of them have chosen Microsoft Azure platform to host their production server and few others have selected other cloud platforms like AWS. When they host SQL in Azure, they can choose various backup methods. In this blog, we would learn about fixing an interesting error “Account Verification Failed” while using Microsoft SQL Server Backup to Microsoft Azure Tool.

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