Every time when new SQL Server version arrives, lots of people want to install it, however the biggest hesitance is the fear of unknown. Lots of people do not try out new software because they are worried what would happen if the installation does not go through or they are not familiar with the new settings and installer. In this video I have attempted to install SQL Server 2016 Developer’s edition with all the options turned on. I wanted to make sure that I create a simple walk through demonstration which one can watch it and install SQL Server.
Call me an old school or whatever – there are certain things I believe in strongly. I have a working style and these in my opinion have evolved over years. I keep innovating myself as I learn on my way but there are few things I do that always makes me think I have not changed much. Let us learn about System Stored Procedures I Use to Get Started.
Recently in one of the webcast, while I was presenting about statistics and performance tuning, I was asked by one of the attendees that if there is anyway to find out all the outdated statistics based on the dates from the server. This is indeed a very interesting question and I will be happy to explain you here.
I have in numerous places told that the first tool that I often open when the computer boots up will be SQL Server Management Studio. I get intrigued whenever someone comes up with an error relating to SSMS. There is something that gets my troubleshooting character out and I get out full swing to solve the same. Don’t you ever like such challenges? I am for sure you like similar challenges. One of my clients reported below problem with Network Servers List in SQL Server Management Studio.
[Note from Pinal]: This is a 133rd episode of Notes from the Field series. I know Mike for many years and Mike has always inspired me with his positive energy. I have always enjoyed spending time with him as I have always learned something new but along with it, I have also improved as a human. It is very critical that we often meet someone who is not only technically brilliant but gives us a different viewpoint of life. I really respect Mike and enjoy love talking to him. Today is going to a fun note from Mike about Free DBA Tools.