Login failed. The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication. Error source: Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server – revisited

This blog post is waiting for me to have some time for the past couple of months by now. It did bite me back then, and so it did yesterday. "Login failed. The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication. Error source: Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server" … Continue reading Login failed. The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication. Error source: Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server – revisited

My mail to SQL Sentry that will win me (yeah, right) a free seat to SQL Skills training!

The amazing guys @SQL Sentry (www.sqlsentry.net)  are giving away a chance to win a free seat to SQL Skills Internals and Performance training (check out the details: http://www.sqlsentry.net/sqlskillsimmersion.asp).Of course, I decided to give it a try, so I wrote to the guys; you can check it below:"Hello there.Now, last night at around 2:30 AM I … Continue reading My mail to SQL Sentry that will win me (yeah, right) a free seat to SQL Skills training!

Create SQL Server aliases using registry editor

Another quick one today: how do I create an alias using the registry editor? If you want to want to ask me why would you do such a thing, it means you're reading the wrong blogJ. To cut it short, here are the entries in the registry: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\MSSQLServer\Client\ConnectTo] – this is for x64 machines who … Continue reading Create SQL Server aliases using registry editor

Error message: “A database snapshot cannot be created because it failed to start” when running DBCC

I recently learned to hate even more the virtualization thing – once your host fails, guess what, everything else goes downJ. Anyway, the topic for today is not related to my personal feelings, but to DBCC failing on one of my servers. Msg 1823, Level 16, State 2, Line 1A database snapshot cannot be created … Continue reading Error message: “A database snapshot cannot be created because it failed to start” when running DBCC

Error: 17300, Severity: 16, State: 1. (Params:). The error is printed in terse mode because there was error during formatting. Tracing, ETW, notifications etc are skipped.

Another quick one for today: When you encounter such an error (see the title and the print screen below), you might want to check this first: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/sqldatabaseengine/thread/b0665753-6bb6-48bb-a938-febc6e942d58 For the really lazy ones: it's a clear sign of memory pressure. I hope this helps. Best regards,io