#CU 13 for SQL Server 2008 R2

The Cumulative update package 13 for SQL Server 2008 R2 (Build 10.50.1815.0) is available:

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#CU package 1 for SQL Server 2012

The Cumulative update package 1 for SQL Server 2012 (Build 11.0.2316.0) is available:

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PerfMon - Sizing an existing database environment

Estimating the number of I/Os required for a system is crucial when sizing one or multiple existing databases on a new I/O subsystem - i.e. SAN considerations -  to SQL Server. Often in mixed environments (OLTP/RDW) I must take the blended approach for managing the I/O for our SQL Server and the recommondations of the I/O subsystem manufacturer.

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SQL 2012 RTM available for TechNet customers to download

Microsoft has announce the general availability (GA) of SQL Server 2012 for purchase and download.

You can download the latest version of SQL Server 2012 here. Also, for a deep dive on all things SQL Server 2012, check out the SQL Server 2012 Virtual Launch Event. All content from the Virtual Launch Event will be available until June 30, 2012. The event features 30+ webcasts from SQL Server 2012 experts in addition to a number of other multimedia features from Microsoft partners.

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PASS Deutschland e.V. Franken - Di 24.04.2012 18:30 Uhr - AlwaysOn - Hochverfügbarkeit & Disaster Recovery Lösungen mit SQL Server 2012 - Guido Jacobs, Microsoft‏



recht herzlich laden wir Sie ein zum kostenlosen PASS-Vortrag “AlwaysOn - Hochverfügbarkeit & Disaster Recovery Lösungen mit SQL Server 2012“ am Dienstag, 24.04.2012 in Nürnberg.

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SQL Server 2012 & SharePoint Connections

I know that finding time to attend business events is becoming more and more difficult, but there is a great event in Berchtesgaden

SQL Server 2012 & SharePoint Connections

Kongresshaus Berchtesgaden, Germany on the 8th & 9th May 2012

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Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - Free ebook

Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 includes 10 chapters:


CHAPTER 1    SQL Server 2012 Editions and Engine Enhancements
CHAPTER 2    High-Availability and Disaster-Recovery Enhancements
CHAPTER 3    Performance and Scalability
CHAPTER 4    Security Enhancements
CHAPTER 5    Programmability and Beyond-Relational Enhancements


CHAPTER 6    Integration Services
CHAPTER 7    Data Quality Services
CHAPTER 8    Master Data Services
CHAPTER 9    Analysis Services and PowerPivot
CHAPTER 10  Reporting Services

You can download the PDF version of this title here (288 pages; 10.8 MB).

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Free e-book sample chapters from Microsoft Press "Introducing Microsoft SQL Server Code ..."

For a limited time, you can download this two-chapter special excerpt of Introducing Microsoft SQL Server Code Named "Denali," by Ross Mistry and Stacia Misner. This e-book excerpt includes previews of Chapter 2: High Availability and Disaster Recovery Enhancements and Chapter 6: Integration Services. The full e-book will be available Spring 2012.

Download the sample chapters

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UPDATE: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - Free ebook

SQL Server Edtions on Windows Server 8


First, SQL Server 2005 will not be supported on Windows Server 8 (in any case of the Windows 8 Preview!)
And what versions are supported on Windows Server 8?

Here they are:

  • SQL Server 2008  SP3 and above
  • SQL Server 2008 R2  SP1 and above
  • SQL Server 2012
Windows Server 8

So take a closer look to your SQL Server Builds and be prepared!

Microsoft SQL Server 2012, 2008R2, 2008, 2005, 2000 and 7.0 Builds

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PASS-Vortrag: "Welche Auswirkungen haben die neuen Internet-Technologien auf die Unternehmens-IT?“ am 20.03.2012 in Nürnberg


Waren noch vor ein paar Jahren die Unternehmen die treibende Kraft für neue IT-Technologien, so sehen sich jetzt die Unternehmen mit den Erwartungshaltungen der Kunden konfrontiert, die diese täglich im Privatbereich machen. 
Die Beherrschung der Datenflut, die Vernetzung , die einfache Bedienung von Apps, die neue Art des Informationskonsums, Mobile Devices oder die schnellen Antwortzeiten in Google, Facebook und Co. erwarten Mitarbeiter und Kunden auch von der Unternehmens-IT.

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