Enhancements to SQL Server Backup to Cloud in SQL Server 2012 SP1 CU4

Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 includes enhancements to improve the SQL Server Backup and Restore to Cloud user experience.  The enhancements include performance improvements, cleaning up invalid blobs when backups fail or are interrupted, and PowerShell support.   To request this update, see this knowledgebase article. Performance Improvements: Performance improvements include…


New SQLOS features in SQL Server 2012

Here’s a quick summary of SQLOS feature enhancements going into SQL Server 2012. Most of these are already in the CTP3 pre-release, except for the Resource Governor enhancements which will be in the release candidate. We’ve blogged about a couple of these items before. I plan to add detail. Let me know which ones you’d like…