SQL Server Latest Updates (Jan. 2016)

Directly from the SQL Server Release Service blog, here the latest updates for SQL Server 2012 SP2 and SP3:

Cumulative Update #1 for SQL Server 2012 SP3

Cumulative Update #10 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

Additionally, Microsoft announced the release of TLS (Transport Layer Security) 1.2 support for SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2014. Read more here.

Stay Tuned! :)

Agile@School – A new way for managing school projects

Last Saturday, I’ve shown the Agile@School project at ITSOS Fornovo Taro, the school in which I’ve studied for five years, just before starting to work as a junior developer.

ITSOS has been (and this is true right now) at the forefront of computer technology and now, thanks to the new “technology course”, the project becomes really interesting. During the year, indeed, the teachers have spoken about development methodologies, both for Agile and Waterfall approaches. This sounds great, especially in Italy.

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SQL Server latest Updates (Dec. 2015)

Directly from the SQL Server Release Service blog, here the latest updates for SQL Server 2014 RTM and SP1:

Cumulative Update #11 for SQL Server 2014 RTM

Cumulative Update #4 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

Additionally, you can download the latest release (december) of SQL Server Management Studio here.

SQL Server 2016 CTP3 – new features and the JSON support improvements

SQL Server 2016 CTP3 – new features and the JSON support improvements

SQL Server Community Technology Preview 3 has been released some days ago.

The SQL Server team added a lot of features related to:

  • SQL Server Engine (Query Store, Temporal Tables and In-Memory improvements)
  • Cloud-ready stuff (Transactional replication from and to Azure SQL Databases, Stretched database enhancements)
  • New releases of Management Studio
  • Analysis Services
  • Reporting Services (great, let’s say, “new entry”)
  • Integration Services

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PASS SQL Saturday in Parma (#sqlsat462) – Second Edition

PASS SQL Saturday in Parma (#sqlsat462) – Second Edition

The 28 of November, PASS SQL Saturday will be held in Parma, in the north of Italy. This year event will be important, due to the new releases of SQL Server 2016.

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Location

Parma University Campus, Computer Science department

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SQL Server latest Updates (Oct. 2015)

Directly from the Microsoft Release Service blog, here is the list of latest updates for SQL Server 2014 RTM & SP1:

Cumulative Updates #10 for SQL Server 2014 RTM

Cumulative Updates #3 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

Additionally, you can download:

SQL Server Management Studio (oct. 2015)

and the new SQL Server 2016 CTP 3!

Stay Tuned! :)