Monthly Archives: November 2012

SQL Server 2008 Diagnostic Information Queries (Nov 2012)

Here is the November 2012 version of my SQL Server 2008 Diagnostic Information Queries, with some minor tweaks and improvements to a couple of the existing queries. To go with it is an updated, blank 2008 results spreadsheet, where the … Continue reading

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Free One Week Passes to PluralSight

As you may know, SQLskills has been creating a lot of great new courses about SQL Server for Pluralsight. Nearly half of all of the SQL Server courses on Pluralsight have been produced by the SQLskills team, and more are … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 CU1 is Available

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update 1, which is Build 11.0.3321. I count 44 fixes in this Cumulative Update. You will need SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 installed before you install this Cumulative Update. … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries (Nov 2012)

Here is the November 2012 version of my SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries, with some minor tweaks and improvements to a couple of the existing queries. I want to thank Mike Fal (blog/Twitter) who made a very useful suggestion … Continue reading

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Migrating to SQL Server 2012

I had the opportunity to deliver my Migrating to SQL Server 2012 presentation at the PASS 2012 Summit last Friday in Seattle. Although I was in the TCC annex of the convention center, I had pretty good attendance, and it … Continue reading

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Book Signing at SQLSentry Booth at PASS Summit 2012

A new book that I wrote a couple of chapters for has just been released. It is Professional SQL Server 2012 Internals and Troubleshooting from Wrox. I really believe this is a high quality book from a collection of great … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Released

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 for general availability. SQL Server 2012 SP1 includes all of the fixes from SQL Server 2012 RTM CU1 and CU2, but not the fixes from CU3 and CU4. That is pretty … Continue reading

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