Where Can I Download a Specific SQL Server Cumulative Update?

Microsoft has made a lot of changes to their servicing model for SQL Server over the years, specifically moving more towards Cumulative Updates and away from Service Packs as a means to deliver updates and fixes to SQL Server. Today I needed to replace a server in a Failover Clustered Instance (FCI) of SQL Server […]

SQL Sentry Plan Explorer Completely Free!

Just in case you missed the announcement by Greg Gonzalez at SQL Sentry this morning, Plan Explorer Pro and what would have become Plan Explorer Ultimate are now completely free. Since SQL Sentry first released Plan Explorer in late 2007, I have been a huge fan and this is a tool that is one of […]