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Guy Glantser

Guy Glantser, Data Platform MVP, is the leader of the Israeli PASS chapter and also the CEO and founder of Madeira Data Solutions. His career has been focused on the Microsoft Data Platform for the past 20 years, performing various database roles as either an on-site DBA, an external consultant or a speaker. Guy is involved in many activities in the Microsoft Data Platform community. He occasionally speaks at community events, such as PASS Summit, SQLBits, SQL Saturdays and user groups around the world. He also co-hosts the SQL Server Radio podcast.

Archives: August 2016

Query Timeout of the Distribution Agent

Last week I got a call from one of our clients. They issued an ALTER TABLE command in order to change the data type of one of the columns from TINYINT to INT. This was a 17GB table, and it was part of a publication in a SQL Server transactional… Read more

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Posted in Guy Glantser on 22 August 2016

SQL Server 2016 Cumulative Update 1

On July 25th Microsoft released the first cumulative update (#1) for SQL Server 2016. This is a good reason to celebrate. Usually we are not as excited about cumulative updates as we are about service packs, but Microsoft has recently changed its incremental servicing model (ISM) for SQL Server,… Read more

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Posted in Guy Glantser on 4 August 2016