Monthly Archive: December 2011

Connect Digest : 2011-12-20

Connect Digest : 2011-12-20

Make SSMS start faster A couple of years ago, I blogged about some ways to make Management Studio start faster. With the latest builds of SQL Server 2012, it seems to be slower than...

New cumulative updates for SQL Server 2008 R2 are available!

New cumulative updates for SQL Server 2008 R2 are available!

Microsoft has just released cumulative updates for both SQL Server 2008 R2 branches – RTM and Service Pack 1. SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #4 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2633146/ Build number is 10.50.2796...

T-SQL Tuesday #25 : T-SQL Tips 'n' Tricks

T-SQL Tuesday #25 : T-SQL Tips 'n' Tricks

This month's T-SQL Tuesday is being hosted by Allen White (@SQLRunr) and is about sharing your T-SQL tips and tricks. Since I know many people will share their T-SQL magic and wizardry, I thought...

Connect Digest : 2011-12-01

Connect Digest : 2011-12-01

Where is my graphical ShowPlan? Many of you on SQL Server 2008 R2 are experiencing a major annoyance with SSMS since installing service pack 1 – when clicking a plan from grid results, you...