Paul White (@SQL_Kiwi) walks through a new trace flag in SQL Server 2016 designed to yield better execution plans (and performance) for queries involving computed columns.
Find information about the builds of SQL Server Management Studio and SSDT in their new release cycle approach, and locate the latest build of SSMS for previous versions.
Aaron Bertrand shares his slide decks and other materials from his presentations at SQLintersection in Orlando.
Jonathan Kehayias of SQLskills discusses SQL Server on VMware, and how to monitor CPU performance – with or without access to vCenter.
Find out the build number of each SQL Server 2017 CTP as it is released, discover where to download, and how to get details on new fixes and features.
See updated downloads, security fixes, release notes, and observed changes for builds of SQL Server 2016.
SQL Server 2012 is now at Service Pack 3. Read this post to see what you should know before deploying.
Paul Randal (@PaulRandal) explains how the SQLskills Wait Types Library uses anonymous data from SentryOne to indicate whether a wait type is commonly experienced.
Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) provides some details about the new look for SQLPerformance.com and some of the drivers behind the change.
SQL Server 2014 is now at Service Pack 2, with plenty of enhancements back-ported from recent SQL Server 2016 updates.