Creating a 32-bit ODBC DSN in Windows 2008R2

ODBC 32-bit add

You may have noticed (or perhaps you haven’t) that the ODBC administrative screen found in Control Panel |Administrative Tools | Data Sources (ODBC) are actually 64-bit drivers under Windows Server 2008R2. I noticed this factoid today while installing VMware Update Manager on SQL Server Standard. It turns out that even the latest version 5.1 Update […]

Fixing SQL Server 2008 Email Errors

SQL 2008 email

So, I am looking at a the logs from a fresh installation of Microsoft SQL Server 2008. This particular database server has just been setup with a daily backup maintenance plan, and it is spitting error messages which say “Failed (-1073548784) Executing the query Execute msdb.dbo.sp_notify_operator … failed with the following error: No global profile […]