Errors and events reference (Database Engine)

Applies to: SQL Server Azure SQL Database Azure SQL Managed Instance

This section contains selected Database Engine error messages that need further explanation.

In this section

  • Database Engine events and errors

    Describes the format of Database Engine error messages, and explains how to view and return error messages to applications. You can also review possible causes, and any actions you can take to correct the problem.

External resources

If you have not found the information you are looking for in the product documentation or on the Web, you can either ask a question in the SQL Server community or request help from Microsoft support.

The following table links to and describes these resources.

Resource Description
SQL Server Community This site has links to newsgroups and forums monitored by the SQL Server community. It also lists community information sources, such as blogs and Web sites. The SQL Server community is very helpful in answering questions, although an answer cannot be guaranteed.
SQL Server Developer Center Community This site focuses on the newsgroups, forums, and other community resources that are useful to SQL Server developers.
Microsoft Help and Support You can use this Web site to open a case with a Microsoft support professional.