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SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 4 RTM - test and download

Here is the announcement about SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 4 RTM which has been CTP for a month or so to test and apply on your current 2005 production estate. Before downloading make sure to go through .... read more ...

Mind the gap, the latest version number for SQL Server 2008 R2 is....

Since the news about SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM is publicised I have downloaded and installed the Evaluation edition and R2 Express edition. You can also download SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM - Management Studio Express (with pre-registration) The Microsoft® SQL...

How do I monitor problems with replication?

When you setup a program or application then you have equal responsibility to monitor the process/problems too. Similar to this monitoring a replication topology is an important aspect of deploying SQL Server replication. As the process is distributed...

SQL Server 2008 R2 CTP - BOL : refer to documentation to know what's new!

In response to the SQL Server 2008 R2 CTP post I have had flurry of emails asking what more they can learn on 'What's New' compared to the existing SQL Server 2008 RTM which has celebrated its first birtday! As a general recommendation I always...

Get and test SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1, check release notes before proceeding!

In continuation to SQL_Server_2008-ServicePack1_CTP release information it is official that SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is now available. You can use these packages to upgrade any SQL Server 2008 edition. If you have been involved in SQL 2008...

SQL Server 2008 RTM Books OnLine (BOL), latest and update your local copies

Ok its time to update your local copies of SQL Server 2008 Books OnLine (BOL) too, as we have RTM version in hand. You may have installed it during CTP releases and even during short-time of RC0 release, but as always it is a good practice to update as...

SQL Server 2008 RC0 and 3.5 Compact edition Books Online - download and update your copy

As in continuation with the latest release of SQL Server 2008 that is Release Candidate , I strongly recommend you update your local copies of SQL Server Books ONline aka BOL. Here is the link to download the latest copy of SQL Server 2008 RC0 BOL - Link_to...

SQL Server Integration Services - think about Transactions and Checkpointing?

Transactions and Checkpoints are important factors for data consistency, when it comes for ETL processes that too on SSIS what is your stand? I'm covering this important task for the sake of newbie & junior DBAs, also the similar question was...