Browse by Tags

All Tags » Setup (RSS)

Upgrading from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008 R2 – Fails if default data folder doesn’t exist

This might apply to other upgrades as well but I would this today. If the default data and log directories don’t exist then the upgrade fails. The reason is that the upgrade tries to create a database in the default locations and that fails and so your...
Posted by simonsabin | with no comments

Creating service accounts should setup do it for you?

How many people actually create accounts for the SQL Server services to use? I would expect that once you step out of the enterprise the majority wouldn't be. Even though its bet practice. Why do I think that? Because its generally a pain. If installing...