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The SQL Server team has released SQL Server 2012 SP1 Cumulative Update #7.
KB Article: KB #2894115
Build # is 11.0.3393
Currently there are 47 fixes (plus three undisclosed issues resolved); the most interesting to me are:
KB #2879373 - FIX: Threads are not scheduled evenly in SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition
KB #2894305 - ...
I had a great week last week. First at SQLRally Nordic, in Stockholm, where I presented a session on how improvements to the OVER clause can help you simplify queries in SQL Server 2012 enormously. And then I continued straight on into SQLRally Amsterdam, where I delivered a session on the performance implications of using user-defined functions ...
I whined about this recently on Facebook. After that, I did something practical: I searched for a solution.
I found a workaround at Connect:
Select "Tools", "Customize..."
- Click "Keyboard..."
- In the list window, scroll down and select "Window.ShowResultsPane"
- Under "Use ...
The SQL Server team has released CU #10 for SQL Server 2012 RTM.
KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2891666
Build # is 11.0.2420
This build has 4 fixes
For most customers, this cumulative update hardly justifies the download, never mind patching and regression testing, at least IMHO. Of the four fixes, two involve ...
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(Originally appearing at http://kevinekline.com/2013/10/09/wait-statistics-in-sql-server/).When it comes to troubleshooting in relational databases, there's no better place to start than wait statistics. In a nutshell, a wait statistic is an internal counter that tells you how long the database spent waiting for a particular ...
This weekend, I will be presenting two sessions at Silicon Valley Code Camp, in Los Altos Hills, CA. On Saturday, I will have an early start – the first time slot of the day, at 9:45 AM, I will present on how T-SQL user-defined functions can easily wreck your performance – and how you can prevent that.
On Sunday afternoon (1:15 PM), I will then ...
The SQL Server team has released CU #6 for Service Pack 1.
KB article: KB #2874879
Build # is 11.0.3381
This build has 23 fixes by my count. The most interesting (to me) are:
KB #2877100 : FIX: A memory leak occurs when you enable AlwaysOn Availability Groups or SQL Server failover cluster in Microsoft SQL Server ...
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The SQL Server team has released CU #9 for SQL Server 2012 RTM.
KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2867319
Build # is 11.0.2419
This build has 7 fixes, including an interesting one involving LIKE
Relevant for builds 11.0.2100 -> 11.0.2418. Do not attempt to install on SQL Server 2012 SP1 (any build >= ...