Category Archives: DBA

Sorting behavior

One of the best parts of my job is explaining database concepts to non-database folks: developers, managers, CEOs, my wife, etc. One lesson I’ve had to explain numerous times is that SQL Server doesn’t guarantee that data will come back … Continue reading

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SQL Server install fails due to SQL Browser not starting

While trying to install SQL Server 2012 as a named instance I got the following error in the error log: Exception type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Configuration.Sco.ScoException Message: Service ‘SQLBrowser’ start request failed. HResult : 0x84bb0001 FacilityCode : 1211 (4bb) ErrorCode : 1 (0001) … Continue reading

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