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Latest Builds of SQL Server 2017

Latest Builds of SQL Server 2017

Find out the build number of each SQL Server 2017 build as it is released, discover where to download, and how to get details on new fixes and features.

Latest Builds of SQL Server 2016

Latest Builds of SQL Server 2016

See updated downloads, security fixes, release notes, and observed changes for builds of SQL Server 2016.

A Historical Account of the Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS), Part 1: Foundation

A Historical Account of the Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS) Lately, I've been asked many questions about the history and foundation of PASS. As an "old-timer", I like to think it's my prerogative to wax poetic about the old days. But it's also important to be able to answer those questions asynchronously and in […]

Tim Radney : Azure SQL Database Performance Tuning Options

Tim Radney : Azure SQL Database Performance Tuning Options

Tim Radney explains some of the nuances of performance tuning your workloads in Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.

Data Validation for All—Introducing SentryOne Test

Data Validation for All—Introducing SentryOne Test

SentryOne Test, our new SaaS-based data test and validation solution, has been released into public preview. Find out how to take advantage of special preview pricing.

Latest Builds of SentryOne Software

Latest Builds of SentryOne Software

Latest builds of the SentryOne platform and Plan Explorer, as well as updated blog posts, downloads, and change lists.

Features and Fixes in SentryOne Plan Explorer 19.0.2

Features and Fixes in SentryOne Plan Explorer 19.0.2

Product Manager Aaron Bertrand talks about the three improvements in the latest version of SentryOne Plan Explorer, 19.0.2.

Itzik Ben-Gan : T-SQL bugs, pitfalls, and best practices – determinism

Itzik Ben-Gan : T-SQL bugs, pitfalls, and best practices – determinism

Itzik Ben-Gan starts a new blog series on T-SQL bugs, pitfalls, and best practices, leading off with some common issues involving determinism.

Latest Builds of Management Studio

Latest Builds of Management Studio

Find information about the builds of SQL Server Management Studio in the new release cycle approach; locate previous versions.

Erin Stellato : Use XEvent Profiler to capture queries in SQL Server

Erin Stellato : Use XEvent Profiler to capture queries in SQL Server

Erin Stellato walks through a quick and simple way to use Extended Events and the new XEvent Profiler to review queries on your system.

Charlotte SQL Server User Group : Fix Slow Queries. Fast.

Charlotte SQL Server User Group : Fix Slow Queries. Fast.

Download the slide deck from Aaron Bertrand's latest presentation, "Fix Slow Queries. Fast."

Latest Builds of SQL Server 2014

Latest Builds of SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2014 is now at Service Pack 3, with plenty of enhancements back-ported from recent SQL Server 2016, 2017, and 2019 updates.

Itzik Ben-Gan : Closest Match, Part 3

Itzik Ben-Gan : Closest Match, Part 3

Itzik Ben-Gan reviews the logic and performance of user submissions to a reader challenge involving joining between two tables based on closest match.

Webinar Follow-Up: Setting SQL Server Performance Baselines and Alerts

Webinar Follow-Up: Setting SQL Server Performance Baselines and Alerts

Kevin Kline shares the Q&A from our recent "Setting SQL Server Performance Baselines and Alerts" webinar and highlights additional resources you can reference on the topic of baselining and alerting.

A Million Little Things: Ending the Blame Game

A Million Little Things: Ending the Blame Game

Spending too much time determining who and what is at fault for poor database performance? Richard Douglas shares how SentryOne can help you to end the blame game and bring teams and organizations together faster to resolve performance problems before they affect the reputations of you and your company.