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, … Read more…

There is no argument given that corresponds to the required formal parameter

When working with Inheritance in C#, under certain circumstances, you might get an error message similar to this: There is no argument given that corresponds to the required formal parameter. Don’t worry, the above error can be easily resolved. Let’s see a full example, by first reproducing the error.   Reproducing the Error Message Consider … Read more…

Essential SQL Server Administration Tips

SQL Server is one of the world’s leading data platforms. It is a mature platform, full of features that enable you to store, organize, retrieve and transform your data into useful business insights and knowledge. Like in all Database Management Systems, in order for your SQL Server instances to operate to the best possible level … Read more…

An error occurred for a dependency of the feature causing the setup process for the feature to fail (SQL Server 2019)

This short tip is about how to handle the following error message, in case you get it when you install SQL Server 2019 CTP or RC: An error occurred for a dependency of the feature causing the setup process for the feature to fail. How to Resolve the Issue What you can try for resolving … Read more…

How to Resolve: The description for Event ID 1 from source msodbcsql13 cannot be found.

This is a quick tip, on how to resolve the error message “The description for Event ID 1 from source msodbcsql13 cannot be found.” when trying to start SQL Server Agent. After you ensure that everything is OK with the service account running the SQL Server Agent service, and that the SQL Server service is … Read more…

The Philosophy and Fundamentals of Computer Programming

Recently, I have released my new online course “The Philosophy and Fundamentals of Computer Programming“. Below, you can find more information about the course, as well as links with special discounts for enrolling to the course. What is this Course All About? Programming is everywhere. In almost every aspect of our lives, we interact with … Read more…

Working with Entity Framework 6.3 and .NET Core 3.0

In May 2019, Microsoft announced that the first preview of Entity Framework 6.3 was available on NuGet. Entity Framework 6.3 will be the first version of Entity Framework 6 that can run on .NET Core and therefore, work cross-platform. This development, will make it easier to migrate existing applications that use Entity Framework 6 to .NET Core 3.0. … Read more…