Error 1803 and model size change in SQL Server 2012

Recently I encountered error 1803 when working on SQL Server 2012. The script I ran against a SQL Server 2012 instance was CREATE DATABASE [suspect_db] ON  PRIMARY ( NAME = N’suspect_db’, FILENAME = N’C:Program FilesMicrosoft SQL ServerMSSQL11.SQL11_CTP3MSSQLDATAsuspect_db.mdf’ , SIZE = 2048KB , FILEGROWTH = 1024KB ) LOG ON ( NAME = N’suspect_db_log’, FILENAME = N’C:Program…

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The week that was PASS 2011 & Moving on…

This is to recap my week at PASS Summit 2011.  This was my 4th US PASS, and every year it is amazing.  I really enjoy sharing information with the community as well as getting to meet the people I talk to on Twitter and in other areas.  Between Technical and Social Networking, this really is…

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Easy JDBC Logging

I have been supporting Microsoft’s JDBC driver for almost six years now and the one thing with which I always struggle is getting logging going.  JDBC logging is probably some of the most useful logging out there (I only wish BID tracing were so easy to enable and consume!), but for some reason I always…

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A Better solution for the Windows 7 SP1 ADO GUID changes

UPDATE:  This fix was published in mid-February as http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2640696.  We are still working on fine-tuning all of the documentation so that everything points to the appropriate places, but the binaries are already available.  The fixes for Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 and publically available.  Fixes for other OSes are also available, but you will…

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