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Hosting Microsoft SQL Databases

 

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Microsoft SQL database is a database management system based on Windows platform. It allows you to add, access, and process stored data.

 

Creating Microsoft SQL Logins

Unlike other SQL databases, you need a login to start working with MS SQL databases. So, you must stick to the following sequence:

  1. Create a login to connect to the Microsoft SQL server.
  2. Create databases
  3. Create users to work with Microsoft SQL databases.

To create a MS SQL login, do the following:

  1. Select MS SQL in the Databases menu.
  2. Click Add New MS SQL login icon:
  3. Enter login and password into the MS SQL Login Creation Form that shows:
  4. Note: you can change password by clicking the Change icon against the login name in the Controls section.

  5. Click Submit button.
  6. Agree to additional charges.

Note: To delete login, click the Trash icon against the login name, in Controls section.

 

Creating MS SQL Databases

To create a MS SQL database, do the following:

  1. Select MS SQL DBs in the Databases menu.
  2. Click the Add database icon at the bottom of the page that appears:
  3. Fill the MSSQL Database Creation form
  4. Click the Submit button
  5. Agree to additional charges.
  6. Note: To delete a database, click the Trash icon against the database name in Controls section.

 

Adding New MS SQL Database users

After you have created the database, it appears in the database list:

Here you can learn how to add users to individual MS SQL databases. To add a new user, do the following:

  1. Select MS SQL DBs in the Databases menu.
  2. On the page that appears click the name of existing database or click the Edit icon in the Controls section. The following form will show:
  3. At the bottom of the page click Add icon against Database users field. The following form will appear:
  4. Enter user name and click Add.
  5. Agree to additional charges if any.

 

Changing MS SQL Database quota

Total quota size is the disk space allocated for the database file and the transaction log file. Database/Transaction Log file quota ratio is the portion of disk space allocated for the database file. If you set the total quota size to 100 MB and the database/transaction log file quota ratio to 40%, then the maximum database file quota is 40 MB and the maximum log file quota is 60 MB. The more dynamic your database is, the bigger transaction log file quota ratio should be.

To change the quota, do the following:

  1. Select MS SQL DBs in the Databases menu.
  2. On the page that appears click the name of an existing database.
  3. On the form that shows, click the Change quota icon against the Database quota field.
  4. Enter new database log file ratio and total quota size on the next page:
  5. Click Submit.
  6. Agree to additional charges if any.

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