SQL Server 2012 http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9192/more en Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2012 SP2 Now Available http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/cumulative-update-4-sql-server-2012-sp2-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">The latest cumulative update is available for SQL Server 2012 SP2.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/cumulative-update-4-sql-server-2012-sp2-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2012/cumulative-update-4-sql-server-2012-sp2-now-available#comments SQL Server 2012 CU CU4 cumulative update SQL Server 2012 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:24:00 +0000 22451 at http://sqlmag.com 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>