Have you heard of SQL Server’s dedicated administrator connection? The dedicated administrator connection (DAC) can come in handy in an emergency scenario so you should have it enabled and know how to use it…just in case. I haven’t needed it too often in my career but it was helpful in instances when SQL Server wasn’t being very responsive. If there are problems connecting to a server, the DAC can be used to connect and troubleshoot issues.
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