SQL Server Diagnostic Information Queries for January 2018

This month, there are more minor updates to the all of the versions of the queries, primarily in the comments and documentation. There are also links for the Spectre/Meltdown hotfixes for SQL Server 2008 SP4 and SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3. I often make additional minor updates to the queries periodically during the month, so […]

Useful Hardware Utilities – HWiNFO64

Since I have a personal and professional interest in PC hardware (I have actually been accused by my friend Steve Jones of “loving hardware”), I like to find and talk about useful hardware utilities that are relevant for both personal machines and for PC-based servers. One very interesting utility is HWiNFO64 from Martin Malík. This […]