Archives: November 2012
Here is the November 2012 version of my SQL Server 2008 Diagnostic Information Queries, with some minor tweaks and improvements to a couple of the existing queries. To go with it is an updated, blank 2008 results spreadsheet, where the tabs in the spreadsheet are labeled and in…
As you may know, SQLskills has been creating a lot of great new courses about SQL Server for Pluralsight. Nearly half of all of the SQL Server courses on Pluralsight have been produced by the SQLskills team, and more are on the way.
Just in case you would like… Read more
Microsoft has released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update 1, which is Build 11.0.3321. I count 44 fixes in this Cumulative Update.
Here is the November 2012 version of my SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries, with some minor tweaks and improvements to a couple of the existing queries. I want to thank Mike Fal (blog/Twitter) who made a very useful suggestion for Query #36.
I had the opportunity to deliver my Migrating to SQL Server 2012 presentation at the PASS 2012 Summit last Friday in Seattle. Although I was in the TCC annex of the convention center, I had pretty good attendance, and it seemed to be pretty well received. Here is the abstract: Read more
A new book that I wrote a couple of chapters for has just been released. It is Professional SQL Server 2012 Internals and Troubleshooting from Wrox. I really believe this is a high quality book from a collection of great authors (who somehow let me on the project) that I… Read more
Microsoft has released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 for general availability. SQL Server 2012 SP1 includes all of the fixes from SQL Server 2012 RTM CU1 and CU2, but not the fixes from CU3 and CU4.
That is pretty typical, since SQL Server Service Packs undergo longer and more… Read more
This is the 14th PASS Summit, and there are nearly 4000 attendees from 57 countries. There are 127K members in PASS now. Those figures are really pretty amazing, showing very good growth over the past several years.
SQL PASS President, Bill Graziano started out the keynote, running through what PASS… Read more