How to Offline Install SQL Server on Linux

Installing SQL Server on a Linux environment with Internet connection is a relatively straightforward process. However what about if you want to offline install SQL Server on Linux? In this post, we will go through a video tutorial I created, in order to offline install SQL Server 2019 (currently CTP 3.1) on Ubuntu Linux 19.04. …

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How to Resolve the “No Description Found” Error in SSMS

Sometimes, under certain circumstances, when trying to edit an existing or create a new maintenance plan in SQL Server, using SSMS, just when you try to save the maintenance plan, it might happen to get the error message “No Description Found“.   How to Resolve the “No Description Found” Error There is a series of …

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How to Resolve “Property SpaceAvailabable is not available for Database ‘[tempdb]'”

Under certain circumstances, when working in SQL Server Management Studio, you might get the error message “Property SpaceAvailabable is not available for Database ‘[tempdb]’“.   Why I got this message? Most of the times, you might get the above message because something else happened prior to the action that triggered the error message. For example, …

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How to Resolve “The Parameter is Incorrect” Error when Adding New Disk Mount Point

Hi friends. Here’s a quick tip on Windows Clustering and Windows Disk Management and specifically on how to handle the error message “The parameter is incorrect” when working with disks and mount points. Why you get the “Parameter is Incorrect” Error Message Most probably, under certain circumstances, you get the above error message when attempting …

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About SQL Server Compatibility Levels

Each SQL Server version has a specific native compatibility level, as a way to distinguish it from other SQL Server versions. The compatibility level is used internally in SQL Server for many operations. For example, if you try to restore a database backup taken on SQL Server 2017 with native compatibility level 140, to an …

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What is Entity Framework?

Entity Framework is an Object-Relational Mapper (ORM) development tool, that enables the Software Developer to write less data code faster, and focus more on the software logic instead of the underlying database. In plain words, with Entity Framework, you can easily connect your .NET C# apps to SQL Server databases and efficiently access data using …

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