Monthly Archives: March 2011

Intel Sandy Bridge Mobile Processors Explained

The long wait for the new, mobile Sandy Bridge processor equipped laptops is nearly over. Most of the large system vendors have announced their new lines, and systems are starting to actually ship. These machines will have significantly better performance … Continue reading

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Presenting To Columbus SQL Server User’s Group on April 14

I will be doing a live, virtual presentation for the Columbus, Ohio SQL Server User’s Group on Thursday, April 14. The meeting is from 6PM till 8PM, Eastern time, and I believe that my presentation will start at about 6:45PM. … Continue reading

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Microsoft System Center Advisor (Release Candidate)

Microsoft’s Brad Anderson announced the availability of the Release Candidate of Microsoft System Center Advisor today in his keynote presentation at the Microsoft Management Summit 2011 in Las Vegas. This is a new product that periodically captures configuration information about … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2008 SP2 Cumulative Update 3

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2008 SP2 Cumulative Update 3, which is Build 10.00.4279.00. I count 25 fixes listed in the Knowledge Base article for the Cumulative Update. Here is the SQL Server 2008 CU Build Matrix: — SQL Server … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2008 SP1 Cumulative Update 13

Microsoft has released  SQL Server 2008 SP1 Cumulative Update 13, which is Build 10.00.2816.00. I count twelve fixes listed in the Knowledge Base article for the Cumulative Update. I am a little surprised that they did not skip the unlucky … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2005 SP4 Cumulative Update 3

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2005 SP4 Cumulative Update 3, which is Build 9.0.5266. There are only five fixes listed in the KB article for this final release. Here is what Microsoft says about the release: SQL Server 2005 SP4 … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2005 SP3 Cumulative Update #15

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2005 SP3 Cumulative Update 15, which is Build 9.0.4325. There are only six fixes included in this final release. Here is what Microsoft says about the release: SQL Server 2005 SP3 CU 15 marks the … Continue reading

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