Upcoming Speaking Engagements

I found out on Friday that I will have two speaking slots at the PASS Summit 2015 in Seattle, WA. The annual PASS Summit is always a lot of fun and a great learning and networking opportunity.     The first session will be a half-day session, which will let me go into much more […]

SQL Server 2014 RTM CU8 Available

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2014 RTM CU8, which is Build 12.0.2546. This cumulative update has 38 public hotfixes by my count. This CU may be less attractive now that Microsoft has also released SQL Server 2014 SP1 CU1. I say that because many people may be wanting to get on the SP1 branch, now […]

SQL Server Diagnostic Information Queries for June 2015

This month, I have added a new, separate version of these queries for SQL Server 2016. This version will be improved with more SQL Server 2016-specific  queries and columns in existing queries in the near future. Since SQL Server 2008 R2 and older are out of Mainstream support from Microsoft (and because fewer of my […]