Archives: July 2013
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
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…
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
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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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
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.