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Archives: July 2013

24 Hours of PASS: Summit Preview Edition

The latest 24 Hours of PASS (24HOP) event will start at 12:00 GMT on July 31, with 24 back-to-back one hour live virtual sessions, ending exactly 24 hours later. I have the honor of presenting the final session of the event, so if you are up and about at 11:00… Read more

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 30 July 2013

Hardware 201: Selecting and Sizing Database Hardware

On July 25, I had the opportunity to present Hardware 201 for the PASS Performance Virtual Chapter. You can download my deck here.

Hardware 201: Selecting and Sizing Database Hardware for OLTP Performance

The foundation of database performance is the underlying server hardware and storage subsystem. Even the…

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 26 July 2013

SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 CU12

On July 15, Microsoft released SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 Cumulative Update 12, which is Build 10.0.5844. I count six fixes in the public fix list.

If you are still running SQL Server 2008 (and I know many people are), you should be aware that only Service Pack… Read more

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 23 July 2013

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 CU5

On July 15, Microsoft released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update 5. This is Build 11.0.3373, and I count 30 fixes in the public fix list. This CU is only for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1.

If you are running SQL Server 2012, I think you… Read more

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 23 July 2013

OT: Kicked Out of a Motel for Charging at 12 Amps

This is a pretty long story…

My wife and I had an interesting road trip to Salida, CO this past weekend, going to the Colorado Brewer’s Rendezvous. We drove down from Parker, CO on US-285, which was 151 miles. I had a range-charge in my P85 before we left,… Read more

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 16 July 2013

SQL Server Diagnostic Information Queries for July 2013

I have gone through and made some minor updates and bug fixes for all of my SQL Server Diagnostic Information Queries for this month. Rather than having a separate blog post for each version, I’ll just put the links for all four versions here.

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Posted in Glenn Berry's SQL Server Performance on 9 July 2013