SQL Server Job Articles

Automatically Retry A SQL Server Job After A Failed Step

If you are running SQL Server jobs with numerous steps there can be failures due to network glitches or deadlocks. In such a scenario the DBA will typically restart the job from the failed step. However, there is an option in SQL Server Agent to automatically retry the job, which is under utilized by many […]

SQL Server Agent job syspolicy_purge_history is failing in the cluster environment.

When you install or upgrade SQL Server 2008 or R2 you will  see a new SQL Server Agent job named syspolicy_purge_history. In fact this is the only job you will see after installing a brand new SQL Server 2008 instance. This job is relevant to Policy Based Management and by default it has a daily […]