SQL Updates Newsletter – June 2018

Recent Releases and Announcements Cumulative Update #8 for SQL Server 2017 RTM https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-8-for-sql-server-2017-rtm/ Cumulative Update #12 for SQL Server 2014 SP2 https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-12-for-sql-server-2014-sp2/ Microsoft releases the latest update of Analytics Platform System Microsoft is pleased to announce that the Analytics Platform System (APS) appliance update 7 (AU7) is now generally available. APS is Microsoft’s scale-out Massively…

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SQL Updates Newsletter – May 2018

Recent Releases and Announcements Cumulative Update #7 for SQL Server 2017 RTM https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-7-for-sql-server-2017-rtm/ Cumulative Update #1 for SQL Server 2016 SP2 https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-1-for-sql-server-2016-sp2/ Cumulative Update #9 for SQL Server 2016 SP1 https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-9-for-sql-server-2016-sp1/ Microsoft continues to be a leader in Gartner’s Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant (MQ) We’re honored to be recognized as a leader in Gartner’s IaaS…

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SQL Updates Newsletter – April 2018

Recent Releases and Announcements Cumulative Update #6 for SQL Server 2017 RTM Starting with SQL Server 2017, we are adopting a new modern servicing model. Please refer to our blog for more details on Modern Servicing Model for SQL Server: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/announcing-the-modern-servicing-model-for-sql-server/ Summary of new servicing model for SQL Server: (1) SPs will no longer be…

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SQL Updates Newsletter – March 2018

Recent Releases and Announcements Introducing Windows Server 2019 – now available in preview Windows Server 2019 will be generally available in the second half of calendar year 2018. Starting now, you can access the preview build through our Insiders program. Windows Server 2016 is the fastest adopted version of Windows Server, ever! In Windows Server…

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SQL Updates Newsletter – February 2018

Recent Releases and Announcements Gartner recognizes Microsoft as a leader in Analytics and BI platforms for 11 consecutive years https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/gartner-recognizes-microsoft-as-a-leader-in-analytics-and-bi-platforms-for-11-consecutive-years/ Cumulative Update #4 for SQL Server 2017 RTM We have recently found an issue where if you are using Query Store feature with SQL Server 2017 CU2, and later upgrade to SQL Server 2017 CU3…

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SQL Updates Newsletter – January 2018

Recent Releases and Announcements Cumulative Update #3 for SQL Server 2017 RTM https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-3-for-sql-server-2017-rtm/ Cumulative Update #7 for SQL Server 2016 SP1 https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-7-for-sql-server-2016-sp1/ Cumulative Update #10 for SQL Server 2014 SP2 https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-10-for-sql-server-2014-sp2/ Power BI Desktop January Feature Summary https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-january-2018-feature-summary/ Microsoft R Open 3.4.3 now available http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2018/01/microsoft-r-open-343-now-available.html The Future Computed: Artificial Intelligence and its role in society…

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SQL Updates Newsletter – December 2017

Recent Releases and Announcements Cumulative Update #9 for SQL Server 2014 SP2 https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-9-for-sql-server-2014-sp2/ Announcing Power BI Premium support for larger datasets Power BI Premium now supports uploading Power BI Desktop (.PBIX) files that are up to 10 GB in size – a x10 increase compared to before. https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-power-bi-premium-support-for-larger-datasets/ Power BI Desktop December Feature Summary This…

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SQL Updates Newsletter – November 2017

Recent Releases and Announcements Cumulative Update #2 for SQL Server 2017 RTM https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-2-for-sql-server-2017-rtm/ Cumulative Update #9 for SQL Server 2016 RTM https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-9-for-sql-server-2016-rtm/ Cumulative Update #6 for SQL Server 2016 SP1 https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sqlreleaseservices/cumulative-update-6-for-sql-server-2016-sp1/ Hour of Code 2017: Unlock an exciting new world by taking a ‘Hero’s Journey’ Microsoft has released a new Minecraft tutorial for Hour of…

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SQL Updates Newsletter – September 2017

Recent Releases and Announcements At Microsoft Ignite, we showcased our work in quantum computing. Watch the Keynote here (quantum computing is discussed ~1hr mark): https://myignite.microsoft.com/sessions/59125 In just hours or days, a quantum computer can solve complex problems that would otherwise take billions of years for classical computing to solve. Microsoft will release a new quantum…

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SQL Updates Newsletter – August 2017

Recent Releases and Announcements Our immediate response to Hurricane Harvey https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2017/08/29/immediate-response-hurricane-harvey/ Power BI Report Server August 2017 Preview now available https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-report-server-august-2017-preview-now-available/ Cumulative Update #7 for SQL Server 2014 SP2 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4032541/cumulative-update-7-for-sql-server-2014-sp2 SQL Server 2017 Release Candidate 2 (RC2) is now available https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2017/08/02/sql-server-2017-release-candidate-2-rc2-is-now-available/ Cumulative Update #4 for SQL Server 2016 SP1 Cumulative Update 4 (CU4) for Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Service Pack…

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