SQL Server 2012 http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9192/more en SQL Server 2012 SP2 CU1 Now Available http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012-sp2-cu1-now-available <div class="node-body link-body"><p>The first cumulative update (CU) for SQL Server 2012 with SP2 has been released and is now available for download from Microsoft.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://sqlmag.com/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/sqlserver-2012-border-595x335.jpg?1406217268" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012-sp2-cu1-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2012 CU1 Cumulative Update SP2 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:48:00 +0000 19081 at http://sqlmag.com Microsoft Fixes SQL Server 2012 SP2 ISO Problem http://sqlmag.com/microsoft-fixes-sql-server-2012-sp2-iso-problem <div class="node-body link-body">It took a couple weeks, but the issue where the SQL Server 2012 SP2 ISO didn't actually include SP2 has now been fixed.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://sqlmag.com/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/oops-keyboard-595x335.jpg?1406139543" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/microsoft-fixes-sql-server-2012-sp2-iso-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2012 SP2 ISO Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:08:00 +0000 19051 at http://sqlmag.com Using the SQL Server Dedicated Administrator Connection http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/using-sql-server-dedicated-administrator-connection <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to use the SQL Server's Dedicated Administrator Connection (DAC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/using-sql-server-dedicated-administrator-connection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/using-sql-server-dedicated-administrator-connection#comments SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2008 Database Administration Dedicated Administrator Connection sqlcmd SSMS Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000 19031 at http://sqlmag.com Configuring AlwaysOn Read-Only Replicas http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/configuring-alwayson-read-only-replicas <div class="field-deck"> How to configure read-only secondary replicas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to configure your SQL Server AlwaysOn replica to allow read-only access.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/configuring-alwayson-read-only-replicas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/configuring-alwayson-read-only-replicas#comments SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Database Administration AlwaysOn Availability Groups secondary replica Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:42:00 +0000 18841 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server 2012 SP2 ISO Released Without SP2, Fix Imminent http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012-sp2-iso-released-without-sp2-fix-imminent <div class="node-body link-body"><p>The slipstream ISO for SQL Server 2012 SP2 recently delivered to TechNet and MSDN subscribers does not actually include SP2.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="Double Facepalm" src="http://sqlmag.com/site-files/sqlmag.com/files/doublefacepalm.jpg?1405088619" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012-sp2-iso-released-without-sp2-fix-imminent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SQL Server 2012 ISO MSDM SP2 subscribers TechNet Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:15:00 +0000 18811 at http://sqlmag.com Top 13 SharePoint Resources for SQL Server DBAs http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/top-13-sharepoint-resources-sql-server-dbas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are 13 great resources to assist SQL Server database administrators (DBAs) with SharePoint configuration, installation, performance optimization, security, and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/top-13-sharepoint-resources-sql-server-dbas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/top-13-sharepoint-resources-sql-server-dbas#comments SharePoint 2013 SharePoint 2010 SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2008 Security Database Administration Business Intelligence data installation performance optimization Reports Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:52:00 +0000 18541 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server 2012 SP2 Released http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/sql-server-2012-sp2-released <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 (SP2) is now available for download from Microsoft. Check out the updates resulting from customer feedback.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/sql-server-2012-sp2-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/sql-server-2012-sp2-released#comments SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups cloud computing Performance Report Services Service Pack SQL Server Integration Services SSIS Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:24:00 +0000 18371 at http://sqlmag.com Top 10 Highly Recommended SQL Server Books http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/top-10-highly-recommended-sql-server-books <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are 10 technical SQL Server books you may want to consider for your bookcase. Whether you're responsible for servers running SQL Server 2014, 2012, or 2008, there's a book for you.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/top-10-highly-recommended-sql-server-books" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/top-10-highly-recommended-sql-server-books#comments SQL Server 2014 SQL Server 2012 T-SQL SQL Server 2008 SQL Server Reporting Services Database Administration SQL Server books Fri, 30 May 2014 04:00:00 +0000 18121 at http://sqlmag.com Practical Data Compression in SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/practical-data-compression-sql-server <div class="field-byline"> Louis Li (reader-submitted article) </div> <div class="field-deck"> How to take advantage of SQL Server's data compression feature </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By taking advantage of SQL Server's data compression feature, you can reduce database storage, which ultimately improves SQL Server performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/practical-data-compression-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/practical-data-compression-sql-server#comments SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2008 Database Performance Tuning compressing data database performance tuning SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:52:00 +0000 17271 at http://sqlmag.com <p>Compressing data in SQL Server</p> Simple SQL Server Management Studio Trick: Multiple Line Text Editing http://sqlmag.com/blog/simple-sql-server-management-studio-trick-multiple-line-text-editing <div class="node-body blog-body">I've bumped into a few folks over the past year or so who simply don't know that you can easily edit (contiguous/similar) details across multiple lines in SQL Server 2012—so I thought I'd share.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/simple-sql-server-management-studio-trick-multiple-line-text-editing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/simple-sql-server-management-studio-trick-multiple-line-text-editing#comments SQL Server 2012 Database Administration ALT ALT code code editing editing keyboard keyboard SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Practical SQL Server Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:14:00 +0000 16861 at http://sqlmag.com