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The Transaction Log for Database XXXX is full

Ran into this on Friday at a customer.  Unexpected as the database logging file size shouldn’t have been changed in the first place but it could happen elsewhere. Hope this helps others. What Event ID: 5586 Error Posted: Unknown SQL Exception 9002 occurred. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below. The transaction log …

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What are your “Pain Points”? We’d like to help.

itgroove is a business technology solutions provider. We have lots of tools and technology available that can be used to solve any number of business issues. And we have the knowledge and experience to map the solutions out for you, as well as the skills to implement the needed hardware, software and procedures. You have …

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If you live in Victoria, BC and are into SharePoint, you should join us

It’s been a while since I’ve reminded the local community so thought I’d take a second and provide a refresher… Every month in Victoria you have an opportunity to learn (for free, with pizza included!) something new about SharePoint.  We are the Victoria SharePoint Users Group – – please consider signing up.  Our next …

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One Reason Billable Hours Usually Cost Less Than You Think

Is good SharePoint (and/or General IT) support from an outsourced company expensive? The answer to that question depends a great deal on who you ask, and on the perspective you take on the value of a solid IT provider. Allow me to explain: Simply looking at the hourly rates most experienced, professional IT providers ask …

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Taming the WSS_Logging Database

As per this article by Eric Phillips, the WSS_Logging database holds a bunch of legacy logging data.  As the timer jobs for creating diagnostic reports are disabled by default (to prevent extra load on the system) and considering most folks aren’t asking for that data, 14 days of it just equals big databases. The default …

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Uh Oh, My SharePoint SQL Database Log Files are huge!

It happens often enough in the SMB space that this quick video how to was warranted.  SharePoint uses SQL Server. SQL Server has databases.  Those databases have log files.  Those log files can get quite big if not properly maintained or if backup software doesn’t do its job to inform SQL that the log files …

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Captain Dahl–Master and Commander

I’m looking forward to seeing what master Dahl (Jeremy Dahl, our latest addition) will bring to his technology blog.  It just came online yesterday, so it may take a moment for him to get past the cosmetics and get down to the nitty and the gritty and flourish with content – but I have no …

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