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Rebuilding the Master Database

Rebuilding the master database is done using the Rebuild Master utility “rebuildm.exe” which is located in the 80\Tools\Binn directory of the SQL Server installation. Select the server and instance that you want to rebuild. Now you are going to need access to the files from the install CD for SQL Server. Browse to the Data […]

SQL Server 2005 Goes Gold!

Microsoft has quietly kicked out the final version of SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005 to MSDN subscribers ahead of the Launch Tour 2005. The .Net 2.0 Framework has also been released, which you will need to install/use either of these great things. If you’ve been keeping track of SQL Server 2005’s development, you’d […]

SQL Server 2005 September CTP Released

SQL Server 2005 September Community Technology Preview (CTP) has been released today by Microsoft and is available for download now. The September CTP will be the last CTP/Beta before Microsoft releases the RTM/Gold version in November. Its available in the same five flavours as before: Enterprise, Standard, Workgroup, Express, and Developer. Microsoft have said that […]