SQL Server Blog

SQL Server 2012 SP3 CU1

March 1st, 2016

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2012 SP3.

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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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SQLSaturday 509 Brisbane

January 4th, 2016

The SQLSaturday show is coming to Brisbane again in 2016. Put a reminder in your calendar now for Saturday 28th May, 2016 for your free day of SQL Server and Business Intelligence (BI) training from some of Australia’s leading SQL Server experts. 

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Don’t call me Crazy, Biml is not just for BI

December 28th, 2015

For those of you who have read some of my previous articles, you will know that I predominantly write on..

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SQL Server 2014 SP1 CU3

November 4th, 2015

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update 3 for SQL Server 2014 SP1..

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SQL Server 2014 RTM CU10

November 4th, 2015

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update 10 for SQL Server 2014 RTM.

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Pass Summit 2015

October 29th, 2015

After a 3 year gap between coming across to Summit i forgot about just how good it is to be..

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SQL Server 2012 SP2 CU8

September 27th, 2015

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update 8 for SQL Server 2012 SP2. This cumulative update does contain the fixes released in the recent security bulletin.

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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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SQLSaturday #456 – Auckland

August 31st, 2015

SQLSaturday is a free day of SQL Server Training, If you are a SQL Server Professional these are great days to come along to learn about SQL Server from Industry focused professionals. This also provides a great day to network with other like minded SQL Server Professionals in your area.

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SQL Server 2016 – TempDB

August 31st, 2015

TempDB in SQL Server if not configured appropriately can be a performance bottleneck. With the release of SQL Server 2016 next year some changes have been made to help with the initial configuration of TempDB out of the box using some industry wide recommended practices. Read more to find our what is happening ….

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Tail of the Log

August 20th, 2015

Tail of the Log is an important aspect of SQL Server databases for recovery purposes. In this article Warwick will introduce you to what it is and how to make it useful to you in your environment.

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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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