Archives for: September 2012

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1(SP1) Customer Technology Preview 4 (CTP4) Available

MICROSOFT® SQL SERVER® 2012 SERVICE PACK 1 (SP1), COMMUNITY TECHNOLOGY PREVIEW 4 (CTP4) Download: SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP4 SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP4 Express SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP4 Feature Pack The SQL Server 2012 builds that were released after SQL… more »

Antivirus Software on SQL Server

It’s an old story, but still present - Why or why not installing antivirus software on a database server? First of all, I’ve been on both sides of the debate with respect, but I can only, only partially agree to install antivirus software on a database… more »

SQL Server 2012 - New and Modified Dynamic Management Views and Functions - DMVs

That's just about the limit. In Books Online for SQL Server 2012 (BOL) by reading What's New (Database Engine), I came around the topic Manageability Enhancements (Database Engine) and its paragraph New and Modified Dynamic Management Views and Function… more »

New Version of SQL Server Maintenance Solution by Ola Hallengren Now Available

Ola Hallengren and his ongoing work of his SQL Server Maintenance Solution - SQL Server Backup, Integrity Check, and Index and Statistics Maintenance.The solution is based on stored procedures, functions, the sqlcmd utility, and SQL Server Agent jobs.… more »