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SQL Server 2012 Supported Features

March 25th, 2012

With the imminent release of SQL Server 2012, you may be looking at some new implementations or Upgrades and are looking to find out what features are supported in the various editions of SQL Server 2012.

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SQL Server 2012 – Release

March 7th, 2012

Microsoft at the SQL Server 2012 Virtual Launch has announced that SQL Server 2012 will have general availability as of April 1 2012. Read more of the press release from this blog.

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SQL Server 2012 Licensing – Have you got yours

March 3rd, 2012

SQL Server 2012 official Virtual Launch is set for March 7. You can register for this event now. At this event it is likely that a release date for the product will be announced. Who know’s. Will have to be there to find out.

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SQL Server Data Tools

February 22nd, 2012

SQL Server Development Tool is the new combined BIDS and VS Development tools that are available for download and installation to help your Database Development.

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SQL Server 2012 Upgrade Assistant

January 7th, 2012

With SQL Server 2012 due to be released sometime hopefully in the first half of 2012 some of us need..

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SQL Server 2012 Licensing – How does it compare

November 7th, 2011

With the release of SQL Server 2012 sometime within the first 6 months of 2012, Microsoft released recently a data..

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SQL Server 2012 Licensing

November 4th, 2011

With the announcement that Microsoft’s SQL Server code-name ‘Denali’ at SQL PASS 2011 to be known as SQL Server 2012,..

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Microsoft Tech-ED Australia 2011 – Sessions and Speakers

August 9th, 2011

The sessions and speakers have been finalised for Tech-ED Australia on the Gold Coast, Queensland Australia between Monday 29th August..

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Alter Index Vs DBCC IndexDefrag Vs DBCC DBReIndex

June 13th, 2011

DBCC IndexDefrag & DBCC DBReIndex are deprecated features in the next version of SQL Server. This blog has a look..

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Microsoft Tech-ED Australia 2011 – Registrations

June 8th, 2011

Microsoft Tech-ED Australia 2011 which is being held on the Gold Coast, QLD from Aug 30 – Sep 2 is..

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Microsoft tech-ed 2011 – Potential Unleashed

May 7th, 2011

Australia's Microsoft Tech-Ed event is on again on the Gold Coast from August 30 – September 2 2011.

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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.