Unable to launch runtime for ‘R’ script: Check this first

This post is a quickie, hoping that the tip will come in handy to others who are facing the same issue. Note: the steps below were written for SQL Server 2016 pre-release versions. They are NOT valid for RTM and subsequent releases. Today I was trying to enable the R Services (a.k.a. Advanced Analytics) feature…

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What’s new in the Server 2016 CTP 3.3 ScriptDom Parser

We just made SQL Server 2016 CTP 3.3 publicly available a few days ago, and it has some new features which are also reflected in the managed T-SQL parser (Microsoft.SqlServer.TransactSql.ScriptDom). As readers of this blog may know, I am a big fan of this parser and to see it keeping pace with the latest preview…

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