SQL Server latest Cumulative Updates (July 2014)

Directly from the Microsoft Release Service blog, here is the list of latest updates for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 and 2012 SP1/SP2:

SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

Cumulative Update #13 for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 (8 July 2014 – end of mainstream support for 2008 and 2008 R2)

SQL Server 2012 SP1

Cumulative Update #11 for SQL Server 2012 SP1

SQL Server 2012 SP2

Cumulative Update #1 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

 

Additionally, here is the SQL Server 2012 with SP2 Slipstream ISO image fix.

 

Stay Tuned! :)

SQL Server latest Cumulative Updates (June 2014)

Directly from the Microsoft Release Service blog, here is the list of latest updates for SQL Server 2012 and 2014 RTM:

SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 RTM

Fix of SP2 issue (described here)

 

SQL Server 2014 RTM

Cumulative Update  #2 for SQL Server 2014 RTM

 

Stay Tuned! :)

SQL Server with Red-gate SQL Source Control – Working folder management with TFS

I’ve already spoken about source controlling database using Visual Studio Online and Red-Gate SQL Source Control in this post. The described kind of approach brings a drawback, due to the nature of the plugin and VSO APIs: High latency when getting and syncing local database and workspaces.

Due to this problem, I’ve changed my settings when linking my databases, switching them from “Team Foundation Server (TFS)” to “Working folder“, as in the following picture:

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SQL Server latest Cumulative Updates (May 2014)

Directly from the Microsoft Release Service blog, here is the list of latest updates for SQL Server 2012 SP1:

SQL Server 2012 SP1

Cumulative Update #10 for SQL Server 2012 SP1

 

Additionally, a good news for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 here.

 

Stay Tuned! :)

DamnTools SQL Todo Explorer – our *FIRST RELEASE*!

DamnTools SQL Todo Explorer – our *FIRST RELEASE*!

In previous posts, I’ve spent a lot of words speaking about third party add-in for SQL Server Management Studio.

Finally we have developed a new extension! We’re proud to present….

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Create C# enum template with SSMS Boost

Create C# enum template with SSMS Boost

I’ve spoken about SSMS Boost in this post and now I’m going to apply one of its feature in order to improve the productivity of my team. Speaking about the database side, a table that contains static data can be used as a foreign key referenced table. In my experience those kind of tables are often mapped to enums in our application layer. Creating that enum can be a tedious operation and sometimes it can be very uncomfortable. With SSMS Boost we can enhance our development experience. Continue reading