sp_restorescript 1.3 Released

sp_restorescript v1.3 is now available. We had found instances where backups consisting of multiple backup files were causing the length of the restore command to exceed the maximum character limit. 1.3 deals with this problems. Please visit https://sqlundercover.com/2017/06/29/undercover-toolbox-sp_restorescript-a-painless-way-to-generate-sql-server-database-restore-scripts/ for full documentation on sp_restorescript The procedure can also be downloaded from out GitHub site https://github.com/SQLUndercover/UndercoverToolbox/blob/master/sp_restorescript.sql

To use ALTER DATABASE, the database must be in a writable state in which a checkpoint can be executed. – when moving files on an Availability Group secondary.

Here's a little error that I stumbled across the other day when trying to migrate the data files of an Availability Group secondary node onto a nice new SAN. I started off by running the following command against the secondary server. ALTER DATABASE SQLUndercover MODIFY FILE (NAME = 'AG01', FILENAME = 'E:\DATA\AG01.mdf') There's nothing wrong... Continue Reading →

Undercover Catalogue 0.2.1, Fixes An Issue With The Recording Of Unicode And MAX Datatype Lengths

Please see https://sqlundercover.com/undercover-catalogue-0-2/ for full details on the Undercover Catalogue and how to obtain it. We've spotted an issue where unicode datatypes were having their size recorded as the data length rather than character count in the 'Tables' module. Another issue affected any MAX datatypes which were having their length mis-recorded. Version 0.2.1 fixes both... Continue Reading →

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