New cumulative update++

Just noticed that the a new cumulative update for SQL Server 2005 service pack 2 has been released.  The KB is here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943656.  The incremental servicing model has also been clearly defined in the following knowledge base article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/935897

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SQL 2000 Books Online Update June 2007

I’ve just noticed that the SQL Server 2000 BOL has been updated and can be downloaded here http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=a6f79cb1-a420-445f-8a4b-bd77a7da194b&DisplayLang=en. I find it useful to have a copy of the SQL 2000 BOL installed as I’m constantly referencing the material (and it works on Vista). 

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Katmai whitepapers

There are some good katmai whitepapers appearing on the the katmai site.  The list is available here http://www.microsoft.com/sql/2008/learning/whitepapers.mspx.  Performance and Scale http://www.microsoft.com/sql/techinfo/whitepapers/sql_2008_perfandscale.mspx  Manageability http://www.microsoft.com/sql/techinfo/whitepapers/sql_2008_manageability.mspx Delivering location intelligence with spatial data http://www.microsoft.com/sql/techinfo/whitepapers/spatialdata.mspx SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services http://www.microsoft.com/sql/techinfo/whitepapers/sql_2008_ssrs.mspx What’s new for XML in SQL Server 2008 http://www.microsoft.com/sql/techinfo/whitepapers/sql_2008_xml.mspx Managing unstructured data http://www.microsoft.com/sql/techinfo/whitepapers/sql_2008_unstructured.mspx Server consolidation http://www.microsoft.com/sql/techinfo/whitepapers/hosting_sql_srv_consol.mspx Data warehousing…

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