Backup Checksum Feature in SSMS 18.0 Preview 4

I was pleasantly surprised to see a new “Backup checksum” checkbox in the Server Properties, Database Settings dialog page (as shown in Figure 1). This was something that I had been asking for for quite awhile, so I appreciate that it has been added to SSMS. This simply provides tool support for the backup checksum […]

SQL Server Diagnostic Information Queries for September 2018

This month, I have added a separate set of queries for SQL Server 2019. I have also added two new queries to the SQL Server 2012 through SQL Server 2017 sets of queries. I have a T-SQL script that you can use to check whether your instance of SQL Server has been patched to mitigate […]