SQL Server 2012 RC0 Released

Hello all, Just to share with you a summary with the news, publicly available, about SQL Server 2012 RC:   Technorati Tags: SQL Server 2012 RC0,What’s new   Official Release Information               SQL Server 2012 Release Candidate is now Available! http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2011/11/17/sql-server-2012-release-candidate-is-now-available.aspx       Requirements & Specifications     Hardware and Software Requirements for…


The SQL Swiss Army Knife #6 - Evaluating compression gains

Download code here: view_CompressionGains.sql Hello all, Here is another one focusing on SQL scripts that may help DBAs, following the series “SQL Swiss Army Knife”. This time we are evaluating table and index compression, specifically an approach on how to select the best compression method for a database object. There is a great deal of…


SQL Server 2008 R2 – November CTP

Hi all, At PASS Event, last week, it was released the latest CTP of SQL Server 2008 R2, the November CTP: http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/R2.aspx http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/R2-Next.aspx This CTP is available for download here: http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/R2Downloads.aspx http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=fe0c6a31-5ad6-4eea-a865-73bbe2608bd1&displaylang=en (MSDN & TECHNET subscribers can also download this CTP using their subscriptions) Release Notes – Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 Release Notes Readme…


New white papers for SQL Server were released

Hello, New white papers where published for SQL Server 2008: Consolidation Using SQL Server 2008 High Availability with SQL Server 2008 Using the Microsoft Connector for Oracle by Attunity with SQL Server 2008 Integration Services Using the Microsoft Connector for Teradata by Attunity Response to Oracle’s Edison 2009 Report SharePoint and Reporting Services Integration Troubleshooting…


SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering White Paper

  Hello SQL Nation, A new white paper is available for SQL Server 2008. This time about the SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering feature. Look at the SQL CAT Team web site:   http://sqlcat.com/whitepapers/archive/2009/07/08/sql-server-2008-failover-clustering.aspx   Cheers,


SQL Server 2008 - White Papers

  [Updated on 01/07/2009] I would like to list here some of the new white papers that are available about SQL Server 2008: Auditing in SQL Server 2008 http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd392015.aspx Tuning the Performance of Change Data Capture in SQL Server 2008 http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd266396.aspx The Data Loading Performance Guide http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd425070.aspx Implementing a SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse…