Category: 2005

Bye bye SQL Server 2005, now is the time for you to #upgrade

TweetFrom today SQL Server 2005 will no longer have any support from the Microsoft, which means no security updates or hotfixes that might affect your production platform if you are still managing 2005 version instances. Microsoft and partners (along with MVPs)…

SQL Server on Windows 2003 and SQL Server 2014 support

TweetNow is the time to get your plan straight to upgrade existing operating system platform to higher version, in specific to Windows 2003 version. Windows Server 2003 support is ending July 14, 2015. What does end of support mean for you?…

SQL Server Management Studio June 2015 Preview

TweetHere is the good news for SQL Server users, especially DBAs! A ‘preview’ (first one though) release of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), which will have a separate release services outside of SQL Engine releases. All you need to do…

SQL Server upgrade – what’s there in 2014?

TweetIt is that time again about Upgrade with the announcement of SQL Server 2014 RTM, I believe the essential aspects of what’s new and changed with 2014 version during the upgrade scenario. As a DBA you must obtain the information…

SQL Server has encountered 1234 occurrence(s) of I/O requests taking longer than 15 seconds to complete on file

TweetYou might have come across about this message within your DBA life, if its a recurring issue then do not ignore as it says informational message in the SQL Server error log. Since SQL Server 2008 version this is officially…

Pay attention if you manage SQL Server 2000 and 2005 – Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-060 – Critical QFE

TweetIt is very rare to see a hotfix or cumulative update for the product that is out of mainstream support (and soon out from extended support too). Also I don’t normally blog on a Sunday, but 1 email from MS…