Monthly Archives: July 2012

Two New Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2008

On July 17, Microsoft released two new Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2008. The first cumulative update is SQL Server 2008 SP2 CU11, which is Build 10.00.4333. There are two fixes listed in the public fix list. The second cumulative … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2, which is Build 10.50.4000. It includes the fixes up through SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 CU5. If you have already installed SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 CU6 or CU7, … Continue reading

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Two Socket Database Servers vs. Four Socket Database Servers

Fujitsu has submitted a new TPC-E benchmark for a two socket, Sandy Bridge-EP system that had a tpsE score of 1,871.81.  It is no real surprise that this system is using the very capable Intel Xeon E5-2690 processor, which has … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries (July 2012)

Here is the latest version of my SQL Server 2012 Diagnostic Information Queries, with some minor tweaks and improvements to a number of the existing queries, and two new queries. To go with it is an updated, blank SQL Server … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2008 Diagnostic Information Queries (July 2012)

Here is the latest version of my SQL Server 2008 Diagnostic Information Queries, with some minor tweaks and improvements to a number of the existing queries, and one new query. To go with it is an updated, blank 2008 results … Continue reading

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