Performance and Stability Related Fixes in Post-SQL Server 2012 SP2 Builds

As of May 16, 2016, there have been twelve Cumulative Updates (CU) for the Service Pack 2 branch of SQL Server 2012. There have been a fairly high number of hotfixes in every one of these Cumulative Updates, as more people are using SQL Server 2012. If you are running SQL Server 2012 Service Pack […]

SQL Server Diagnostic Information Queries for March 2015

I revised several of the queries this month in all five versions of the script.  Once again, the main enhancements are additional comments and documentation about the queries, including more information about how to interpret the results.  Rather than having a separate blog post for each version, I have just put the links for all […]

SQL Server 2012 SP2 CU5 Available

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Update 5, which is Build 11.0.5582. This Cumulative Update has 27 fixes in the public fix list. This is the build that you want to be on if you are running SQL Server 2012, since you should be on the SQL Server 2012 SP2 branch […]