Category Archives for "Advice"

Feb 16

Shrinking Database Files – Let’s Not And Say We Did

By Lori Brown | Advice , Beginner , SQL Administration , SQL Server

— by Lori Brown  @SQLSupahStah I recently ran into someone who swears that shrinking database files on a production server is a good thing and proudly said they did it on all systems they work on.  OMG!!  Let me post a quote directly from MSDN regarding weather or not shrinking database files causes fragmentation (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms189493.aspx) […]

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Feb 16

Shrinking Database Files – Let’s Not And Say We Did

By Lori Brown | Advice , Beginner , SQL Administration , SQL Server

— by Lori Brown  @SQLSupahStah I recently ran into someone who swears that shrinking database files on a production server is a good thing and proudly said they did it on all systems they work on.  OMG!!  Let me post a quote directly from MSDN regarding weather or not shrinking database files causes fragmentation (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms189493.aspx) […]

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Jun 01

SQL Server 2016 RTM Available!!

By SQLRx Admin | Advice , Installation , Miscellaneous , SQL Server , Upgrade

In case you live under a rock or were at the dentist, Microsoft announced that SQL Server 2016 has been made generally available today June 1, 2016. See: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2016/06/01/sql-server-2016-is-generally-available-today/ Pricing is as follows: A handy feature comparison of previous versions of SQL can be located here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/products/sql-server/comparison.aspx SQL 2016 feature comparison between editions can be […]

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