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First public preview of SQL Server 2019 : CTP 2.0

First public preview of SQL Server 2019 : CTP 2.0

Today Microsoft announced the first public preview of SQL Server 2019. I've got some exclusive details over at MSSQLTips.com.

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.

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.

Introducing SentryOne Certified Training

Introducing SentryOne Certified Training

We are excited to provide SentryOne users and partners with access to our new, on-demand training program! Learn about all of the features available to you with the SentryOne data performance management platform—take the entire course or view sessions individually based on your needs.

Itzik Ben-Gan : Special Islands

Itzik Ben-Gan : Special Islands

Itzik Ben-Gan explains the mechanics behind some different approaches to solving gaps and islands problems in T-SQL.

T-SQL Tuesday #106 : INSTEAD OF triggers

T-SQL Tuesday #106 : INSTEAD OF triggers

For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, Aaron Bertrand shows that when triggers are necessary, in some cases INSTEAD OF triggers can be better for performance than AFTER triggers.

Migrating from AnswerHub to WordPress : A Tale of 10 Technologies

Migrating from AnswerHub to WordPress : A Tale of 10 Technologies

Aaron Bertrand describes the process of migrating nearly 5,000 posts from the SQLPerformance.com Q&A site on AnswerHub to its new read-only home on WordPress.

Speaking of SQL and Data Science in California from Sep 10 to Sep 20

Speaking of SQL and Data Science in California from Sep 10 to Sep 20

Join Kevin Kline, author of "SQL in a Nutshell", at one of seven PASS SQL Server user group meetings in California between the dates of Sept 10th to Sept 20th. See you there!

Announcing the New SentryOne Documentation!

Announcing the New SentryOne Documentation!

Melissa Connors walks through the new SentryOne documentation library, which replaces the older user guides with a modern web format and great new features, including video tutorials, annotated images, a glossary, and search functionality.

Glenn Berry : Perfect Storm for Upgrading to a Modern Version of SQL Server

Glenn Berry : Perfect Storm for Upgrading to a Modern Version of SQL Server

Glenn Berry lays out a convincing argument to upgrade to a modern version of SQL Server — considering not only the platform improvements but also changes to Windows, storage, and hardware.

Latest Builds of SQL Server 2014

Latest Builds of SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2014 is now at Service Pack 2, with plenty of enhancements back-ported from recent SQL Server 2016 updates.

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.

Fixes in Plan Explorer 18.4.5

Fixes in Plan Explorer 18.4.5

Product Manager Aaron Bertrand details the four fixes included in the latest release of SentryOne Plan Explorer (18.4.5).

Jonathan Kehayias : Showplan Enhancements for UDFs

Jonathan Kehayias : Showplan Enhancements for UDFs

Jonathan Kehayias shares insight about new UDF information in showplan, and shows that only some tools will show it (SSMS 17+ & SentryOne Plan Explorer).