Released: System Center Management Pack for SQL Server, Replication, AS, RS, Dashboards (6.7.15.0)

We are happy to announce new updates to SQL Server Management Pack family. All Management Packs are available in all 11 languages! Microsoft System Center Management Pack for SQL Server enables the discovery and monitoring of SQL Server Database Engines, Databases, SQL Server Agents, and other related components. Microsoft System Center Management Pack for SQL… Read more

Released: Public Preview for SQL Server vNext Management Pack

We are happy to announce that the brand-new management pack for SQL Server vNext is ready to go. Please install and use this public preview and send us your feedback (sqlmpsfeedback@microsoft.com)! Please download the public preview bits at: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=54535 The most important new features are as follows: X-platform opportunities came true: monitor SQL vNext on… Read more

Cumulative Update #10 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

The 10th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#10 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3204399 Understanding Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP1 Latest Cumulative Update: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51186… Read more

Cumulative Update #3 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 3rd cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#3 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3204388 Understanding Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=53592… Read more

Released: Public Preview for Microsoft Azure SQL Database Management Pack (6.7.11.0)

We are working on significantly updating the Management Pack for Azure SQL Database. Your feedback on this public preview will improve the quality of the final release. Please install the bits from the download location below and send us your feedback. You can comment on this post or send specific feedback to sqlmpsfeedback@microsoft.com. We are… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – 16.5.1 Release

Today, we are pleased to announce the latest generally-available (GA) quality release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 16.5.1. This update fixes a couple issues listed below. Get it here:                                                            Download SSMS 16.5.1 release The version number for the latest release is 13.0.16100.1 New in this release Fixed an issue where Invoke-Sqlcmd erroneously inserts multiple rows… Read more

SQL Server 2016 SP1: Known issues

The SQL Product team has identified the following known issues which the customers may encounter after installing SQL Server 2016 SP1. The following post will help the customers  plan and prepare their environment for the following known issues while installing SQL Server 2016 SP1. SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) If Reporting Services is set to use a secure… Read more

Released: Public Preview for System Center Management Packs for SQL Server

We are getting ready to update the SQL Server Management Packs family. Please install and use this public preview and send us your feedback (sqlmpsfeedback@microsoft.com)! We appreciate the time and effort you spend on these previews which make the final product so much better. Please download at: Microsoft System Center Management Packs (Community Technical Preview… Read more

Cumulative Update #15 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

Dear Customers, The 15th cumulative update release, “CU15”, for SQL Server 2012 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#15 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3205416 Understanding Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 SP2 Latest Cumulative… Read more

Cumulative Update #6 for SQL Server 2012 SP3

Dear Customers, The 6th cumulative update release, “CU6”, for SQL Server 2012 SP3 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#6 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3194992 Understanding Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 SP3 Latest Cumulative… Read more