Yearly Archive: 2010

SQL Sentry Plan Explorer : Version 1.1!

Last week, Microsoft offered up an early Christmas present: SQL Server 2005 SP4.  This week, it's SQL Sentry's turn to play Santa Claus: several new features and fixes have been packaged up into SQL...

SQL Server 2005 SP4 is here!

Yes, the day has finally arrived, and a couple of weeks ahead of schedule.  Typically when Microsoft promises a release in Qx or Hx, the software comes on the last or second last day...

Ola Hallengren adds STATISTICS support to his solution

Ola Hallengren adds STATISTICS support to his solution

Last week, Ola published a very useful update to his Backup, Integrity Check and Index Optimization scripts: the solution now supports updating statistics.  There are several options, such as only updating when the data...

Slides : Philly SSUG, 2010-12-08

Attached are the slides and samples from my presentation to the Philadelphia SQL Server User Group on December 8 (Denali_PSSUG_20101208.zip). Please let me know if you have any problems. File Attachment: Denali_PSSUG_20101208.zip

[OT] : An open blog post to bit.ly

I am not sure when it happened, but at some point, bit.ly marked all URLs to connect.microsoft.com as dangerous.  So for example, I created this shortened link http://bit.ly/fKKQPT which just goes to http://web.archive.org/web/*/https://connect.microsoft.com/sql/.  When...