Database Engine Events and Errors

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This topic provides information about errors and events for the SQL Server Database Engine.

In This Section

Understanding Database Engine Errors
Describes the format of Database Engine error messages and explains how to view error messages and return error messages to applications.

Cause and Resolution of Database Engine Errors
Provides an explanation of system error messages, possible causes, and any actions you can take.