Archives: September 2013
The 6th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 is now available. Cumulative Update 6 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2012 SP1.
Those who are facing severe issues with their environment, they can plan to test CU6 in test environment… Read more
SQL Server Evaluation Edition is available free of cost. It’s a trial version & valid for limited time of period. The expiration date is always 180 days from the initial installation date.
The following query will give you the expiration date of evaluation instance :
CREATE_DATE ‘INSTALALTIONDATE’, Read more
sys.dm_db_partition_stats DMV (Dynamic Management View), described by BOL as follows: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms187737.aspx
Returns page and row-count information for every partition in the current database.
This DMV gives useful information about rowcount, free & reserved space of each table in database. It can be used for analysis purpose while adding new indexes,… Read more
The 8th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 8 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2.
Those who are facing severe issues with their environment,… Read more