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SQL Server Agent Error: [LOG] The data portion of event 17052 from MSSQLSERVER is invalid

If you’re following Microsoft’s Best Practice recommendations for securing SQL Server 2000, you should be running the SQL Server and SQL Server Agent services under separate domain user accounts (not the Local System account). Whilst setting this up you may encounter this error: [LOG] The data portion of event 17052 from MSSQLSERVER is invalid Adding […]

Free Online Training for SQL Server 2005 from Microsoft

As part of Microsoft’s push to improve dba/developer knowledge and uptake of SQL Server 2005, Microsoft have released free training for SQL Server 2005 available online until 1st November 2006. There’s currently seven free courses covering installation, administration, programming and other features of SQL Server 2005. Included in each course are hands-on virtual labs, and […]