DotNet 3.5 on Windows 7 to Install SQL Server 2008

This is a quick post to install or enable .Net 3.5 on windows 7. Last couple of weeks Im seeing more questions on installing SQL Server 2008 in windows 7 and the users are unable to install SQL Server 2008 pre-requisite (.Net 3.5 ). To Install SQL Server 2008, windows installer 4.5 & .Net 3.5… Continue reading DotNet 3.5 on Windows 7 to Install SQL Server 2008

How to Recover from Suspect Database

Many DBAs would have seen the database marked as suspect. If a database is marked suspect it cannot be accessed and hence nothing can be performed in the database. In this article I am going to explain how to overcome this and bring the database back to normalcy. There are three possible Workarounds to bring… Continue reading How to Recover from Suspect Database