SQL Server 2016

SQLSaturday Auckland #655 – HA/DR Precon

July 20th, 2017

SQLSaturday Auckland #655 is on Saturday 2nd September, 2017 in Auckland. As part of this event on Friday 1st September 2017 you can register for a full day of HA/DR training.

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Configuring Availability Groups to use Certificates

July 4th, 2017

With the release of SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016, we are able to create Availability Groups across domains or in Non-Domain environments. To achieve this we need to use certificates for each instance in the Availability Group to be able to communicate with each other.

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How to build a Non-Domain Cluster

July 4th, 2017

With the release of WIndows Server 2016 & SQL Server 2016, we received the support for a Non-Domain Cluster allowing us to create an Availability Group on workgroup servers.

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SQLSaturday 630 Brisbane

April 22nd, 2017

SQL Saturday #630 is back in town for 2017 in Brisbane

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Applying SQL Server Service Packs

April 1st, 2017

Applying SQL Server Services Packs to your environment is very important. The approach on when to apply service packs has changed over time, and makes it very important to have the process included into your support windows. This post takes you through how to apply a Service Pack into an Availability Group environment.

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SQL Server 2016 SP1 Released

November 16th, 2016

Microsoft has announced the release of SQL Server 2016 SP1 today and this release has some ground breaking revelations for those in the industry. Read on to find out what SQL Server 2016 SP1 can do for you…..

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SQL Server 2016

May 2nd, 2016

Microsoft has announced the release date for general availability of SQL Server 2016. to find out what this means for you read on ……..

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SQL Server 2016 – Management Tools Installation

March 14th, 2016

With the release of SQL Server 2016 RC0, we are looking at what has changed with the installation processes of SQL Server 2016. In particular in this post we are having a look at what has changed with the installation process for Management tools. Read more…..

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SQL Server 2016 Release Candidate 0

March 10th, 2016

We are getting closer to the actual release of SQL Server 2016. Are you getting excited about what is coming? In this article we have a look at what is new with SQL Server 2016 Release Candidate 0 that is now available for download. Read more ……

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SQLSaturday 479 South Island

March 9th, 2016

Our Principal Consultant will be presenting at this event next month.

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SQL Saturday 468 – Sydney

February 20th, 2016

Have you registered for your free day of SQL Server training? There is still time for you to register for SQL Saturday Sydney 2016.

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SQL Server Live Query Statistics – SQL 2014

September 1st, 2015

SQL Server 2016 is introducing a new feature Live Query Statistics (LQS) to assist you by providing visible live query statistics of your SQL statements from within SQL Server Management Studio. In this article Warwick introduces you to the feature and shows that using SSMS 2016 against a SQL Server 2014 Instance the new feature can be used.

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Hi, I'm Warwick Rudd, I am a Microsoft Data Platform MVP as well as a Microsoft Certified Master working as the Principal Consultant here at SQL Masters Consulting.
In my blog I will look at all things SQL Server as well as some things outside of the SQL Server relm but hopefully you will find them helpful and interesting.


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