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Archives: October 2012

Microsoft Surface RT Review

Last Friday, pretty much on impulse, I decided to go to the Microsoft Store in the Park Meadows Mall in Lone Tree, Colorado at 8AM to see what kind of line they had for the new Microsoft Surface RT. This is a relatively new, attractive mall that is only… Read more

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 29 October 2012

Understanding Server Hardware Course from Pluralsight

My first training course from Pluralsight, Understanding Server Hardware has just gone live. It is listed in the SQL Server section of the course catalog, even though it is not really SQL Server specific. It is meant as a foundational course to give you the basic concepts that are… Read more

0 comments, 745 reads

Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 26 October 2012

SQL Server 2008 Diagnostic Information Queries (Oct 2012)

Here is the October 2012 version of my SQL Server 2008 Diagnostic Information Queries, with some minor tweaks and improvements to a number of the existing queries, and one new query. To go with it is an updated, blank 2008 results spreadsheet, where the tabs in the spreadsheet…

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6 comments, 1,275 reads

Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 19 October 2012

SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update 4

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update 4, which is build 11.00.2383.0. By my count, there are 25 fixes in the public fix list for this cumulative update.

The first four cumulative updates for SQL Server 2012 have all had relatively high numbers of fixes, which shows… Read more

3 comments, 1,059 reads

Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 16 October 2012

SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries (October 2012)

Here is the October 2012 version of my SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries, with some minor tweaks and improvements to a number of the existing queries.  I also removed three of the existing queries, since they seemed a little redundant.

To go with it is an updated, blank…

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3 comments, 1,010 reads

Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 1 October 2012