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Windows Temporary Profile

Amongst IT related problems one that can fill this most ardent optimist with dread is when logging into your pc you get the message that you have been logged in with a temporary profile.
Well that was what happened to me Friday evening. My heart sank. Have I lost all my documents, photos, passwords, configuration settings, what about my presentations and emails?
Well I knew that my documents and photos were backed up to the cloud but all those configuration settings could be lost and that’s a lot of work to set those up again.
A quick search on the Internet brought up various solutions most of which said you’ve lost it. Well I had no intention of losing all my hard work.
So I tried the first response to any problem with a Windows pc and that’s to restart it. Twice, but with no joy.
A Chkdsk didn’t report any errors so that was a relief.
So this is what I did. I am using a domain account, I can’t guarantee it will work for a local account.
I logged on using a different administrator account.
I…

SQL 2014 CU5

By David Postlethwaite

If you are using SQL Server 2012 or 2014 RTM you will find that SSMS offers very limited GUI support for SQL Azure databases. Right click gives you very few options and there’s no designer for tables, views or logins. You will have to brush up on your T-SQL commands to manage your Azure databases. If you are using 2014 help is at hand. Microsoft have issued SQL Server 2014 CU5 which gives similar levels of functionality to Azure databases as to On Premises database.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3011055 

I haven’t found an equivalent CU for SQL 2012. Unless anyone know different.