Partition columns for a unique index must be a subset of the index key

Error: Column ‘xxxxx’ is partitioning column of the index ‘PK_xxxxxxxx’. Partition columns for a unique index must be a subset of the index key. Could not create constraint or index. Solution: Since both biTable01Id, dtStartDateTime columns are in the partition column, both must be in the Primary Key column as well.

Create Index Status Monitor Progress

Starting with SQL Server 2014 a new troubleshooting capability is to monitors real time query progress with the DMV sys.dm_exec_query_profiles which is the base for Live Query Statistics new functionality for SQL Server 2016, there are two ways to enable real time query monitoring: Session scope: By enabling SET STATISTICS XML ON; or SET STATISTICS PROFILE ON;... » read more

Remote Query Timeout

Now the common misconception with this option is probably because of the following screen within SQL Server Management Studio (Server Properties -> Connections) where we see the following. So the first checkbox allows remote connections to the server so we could assume that the remote query timeout value underneath (here set to 600, the default)... » read more

SQL Compare and Indexes

If need to include indexes during SQL compare, make sure the following boxes are unchecked in the “options” section… Ignore indexes Ignore performances indexes Adding Missing Index

Failed to load expression host assembly. Details: Could not load file or assembly or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. (rsErrorLoadingExprHostAssembly)

Error: Got the following error after upgrading SSRS. Failed to load expression host assembly. Details: Could not load file xxxxxxx or assembly or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. (rsErrorLoadingExprHostAssembly) Fix: For SQL Server 2014 to 2016, copy the missing dll to the new folder. From… C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSRS12.MSSQLSERVER\Reporting... » read more

SQL Server Jobs Permission

You can give your users rights to check if reports have run or jobs are complete without granting full admin rights. Here’s how you can do so by using SQLAgentReaderRole in SQL Server. If you have several SQL Agent jobs on your system, it is inevitable that at some point in some of your in-house... » read more

SSRS Semantic modeling language (SMDL)

Semantic Modeling Language (SMDL) SQL Server 2016+ SMDL models were deprecated as of the release of SQL Server 2014, the ability for them to function was still there. SSRS 2016 or later doesn’t support the Report Models feature. Uploading and managing report models is a discontinued feature on SQL Server 2016 (is no longer a... » read more