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Sometimes I really wonder !!!

With all the best intentions in the world I did a review of some of our non production environments, what I realised was that we had not changed the default password on these environments for a number of years; essentially all user passwords are set to...
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Detach a database and take out a cluster.

During testing I managed to take my SQL 2008 cluster offline by simply detaching a database. See explaining the background. When you detach a database the ntfs file permissions go to the account that...