Archives: February 2012
Some more detailed information about these new servers is listed here.
Filed under: Computer Hardware,…
Since it is nearly March, I will go ahead and jump the gun by a few days and post an updated version of my SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 Diagnostic Queries for March 2012.
On Feb 22, 2012, Microsoft released SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cumulative Update 5, which is Build 10.50.2806. This CU has 16 fixes listed.
Back during the PASS 2011 Summit in Seattle, I was interviewed by Tony Davis, Andrew Clark, and Rodney Landrum about hardware, storage subsystems and virtualization. This was a fun little impromptu interview, filmed in a somewhat quiet location during the Summit. It is always a little strange (at least for… Read more
Back in April of 2011, I wrote a post that compared the merits of using an ancient, but actual rack mounted server versus a new desktop based system for testing and development work. It is pretty common for old retired Production server hardware to be passed down for use in… Read more
AMD had their 2012 Financial Analyst Day today, which is basically a dog and pony show for stock analysts.
Previously, AMD had talked about introducing a new G2012 platform in 2012/2013, which would use 10 and 20-core processors called Sepang and Terramar. Those plans have been cancelled, and what we…