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Archives: November 2012

SQL Server 2008 Diagnostic Information Queries (Nov 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…

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 27 November 2012

Free One Week Passes to PluralSight

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

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

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 CU1 is Available

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.

You will need SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 installed before you install this Cumulative Update. If you already have SQL Server 2012 installed, you… Read more

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 20 November 2012

SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries (Nov 2012)

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.

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

Migrating to SQL Server 2012

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

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 14 November 2012

Book Signing at SQLSentry Booth at PASS Summit 2012

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

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 8 November 2012

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Released

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

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 8 November 2012

Day One Key Note at PASS 2012 Summit

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

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 8 November 2012