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Category: SQL Server

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.

Tim Radney : End of support for SQL Server 2008 & 2008 R2

Tim Radney : End of support for SQL Server 2008 & 2008 R2

Tim Radney talks about some of the things you can do to prepare for the end of extended support for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2.

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.

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!

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.

Andy Mallon : Performance Myths : The query result cache

Andy Mallon : Performance Myths : The query result cache

Andy Mallon dispels the myth that SQL Server maintains some kind of query result cache to make future executions of the same query faster.

Announcing SQL Vacation 2018!

Announcing SQL Vacation 2018!

Kevin Kline is hitting the road again with his family for SQL Vacation 2018! Kevin will be visiting 5 SQL Server user groups in 4 states — find out if he will be in your neck of the woods.

Tech Outbound Alaska SQL Cruise and the Beardless Pirates of SentryOne

Tech Outbound Alaska SQL Cruise and the Beardless Pirates of SentryOne

TECH OUTBOUND ALASKA SQL CRUISE 2018 Depart & Return from Seattle, Washington, August 4 – August 11, 2018 Register Now! The Tech Outbound learning event will be fun. The brand new NCL Bliss departs from Seattle, WA with stops in Alaska cities of Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway. We'll train on a variety of topics while watching glaciers and snow-peaked

Glenn Berry : Reasons to Upgrade to SQL Server 2017

Glenn Berry : Reasons to Upgrade to SQL Server 2017

Glenn Berry discusses a number of compelling reasons why, if you are choosing between SQL Server 2016 or SQL Server 2017, you should choose the newer version. Continue reading…

Latest Builds of SQL Server 2012

Latest Builds of SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2012 is now at its final build: Service Pack 4. See what you should know before deploying and find out what's been in each release over its lifetime.

Speaking in March: Oregon, Colorado, and Georgia

Speaking in March: Oregon, Colorado, and Georgia

Join me at one of my March SQL Server presentations to live audiences in Oregon, Colorado, and Georgia. All events are free, but registration is required.

Bad Habits Revival

Bad Habits Revival

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) breathes some new life into his long-running SQL Server series on bad habits and best practices. The latest installment discusses the various impacts of choosing GUIDs over numeric types for keys.

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