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Unsupported but working versions of SQL Server on Windows Server 2019

One of my hobbies is trying to break technology so that you don’t have to. I don’t consider myself a professional or hobbyist hacker, though if the shoe fits… Last year when Windows Server 2019 was released I wanted to see which versions of SQL Server I could run on it, testing more the unwritten
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Picking up the pieces after the DBA has left: taking ownership of a SQL Server instance

WARNING: This post contains information that can get you fired if you use it without express written permission. In some jurisdictions it might get you jail time as well. Let’s assume you are a consultant, and a customer has called you in a panic because they have lost access to their production environment. Let’s assume
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