Category Archives: SQL Server Denali

SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update 4

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update 4, which is build 11.00.2383.0. By my count, there are 25 fixes in the public fix list for this cumulative update. The first four cumulative updates for SQL Server 2012 have … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries (October 2012)

Here is the October 2012 version of my SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries, with some minor tweaks and improvements to a number of the existing queries.  I also removed three of the existing queries, since they seemed a little … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries (June 2012)

Here is the latest version of my SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries, with some minor tweaks and improvements, including query numbering and one new query at the end. To go with it is an updated, blank results spreadsheet, where … Continue reading

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The Fantastic 12 of SQL Server 2012

The SQL Server Team Blog is in the midst of posting twelve, short weekly videos that let someone from the SQL Server Product team talk about their favorite features and improvements in SQL Server 2012. These videos go up every … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries (April 2012)

It is hard to believe, but SQL Server 2012 has been GA for nearly a month now. Because of this, I thought it was a good time to release an updated version of my SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries. … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries (December 2011)

Since the final RTM release of SQL Server is getting ever closer, I thought it was a good time to release an updated version of my SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries. These queries are meant to be used with … Continue reading

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Tuesday Hardware Tidbits, Nov 29, 2011

Since Microsoft is moving to core-based licensing for SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Edition, with a minimum of four physical core licenses per physical socket, I have had a few questions about what is the “best” quad-core processor to choose for … Continue reading

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