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Getting Excited about my Practical Performance Monitoring Pre-Con

Posted July 02, 2017

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  I was working on the demo’s for my Practical Performance Monitoring Pre-Con at this years IT / Dev Connections in San Francisco and I have to admit I... more »
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SQL Updates Newsletter–May 2017

Posted June 01, 2017

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  I missed posting the last few months of these but here is the latest update about the monthly newsletter that a good friend of mine (Fany Carolina... more »
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New Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2014

Posted April 18, 2017

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  Microsoft announced two new CU’s for SQL Server 2014 yesterday. Below are the links to the KB’s and some quick facts for each CU. Cumulative Update... more »
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Latest SQL Server 2014 CU Updates

Posted February 22, 2017

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  Microsoft released a few more Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2014 as listed below. There are a number of interesting fixes so I highly recommend if... more »
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SQL Updates Newsletter – January 2017

Posted February 01, 2017

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  Here is the latest update about the monthly newsletter that a good friend of mine (Fany Carolina Vargas) from Microsoft puts together each month which... more »
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SQL Server 2014 CU3 for SP2 and CU10 for SP1 are Available

Posted December 28, 2016

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  Just an FYI for those of you on SQL Server 2014 SP2 that there is a new CU available for download can can be found here. Also if you are still on SP1... more »
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SQL Updates Newsletter – November 2016

Posted December 01, 2016

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  This is a friendly reminder about a monthly newsletter that a good friend of mine (Fany Carolina Vargas) from Microsoft puts together each month which... more »
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SQL Server 2016 SP1 is now Available

Posted November 16, 2016

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  Some big news today in the world of SQL Server and Visual Studio announced at Connect.  One of the announcements that will spark the interest of... more »
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Managing the errorlog file

Posted October 22, 2015

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I frequently see recommendations to regularly run sp_cycle_errorlog, so that the errorlog doesn’t become huge. My main concern with that is that the... more »
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Ola Hallengrens Maintenance Solution now supports mirrored backup

Posted November 03, 2014

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You probably know that you can mirror a backup to several destinations, assuming you are on a supported edition (Enterprise or Developer). This is not the same... more »
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