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Powershell : Desire State Configuration -DSC

Powershell in 2012, Powershell 4.x onwards introduced Desire State Configuration(DSC) which help to build the standard configuration/ process /template for your system state and can be use or maintain that state for compliance and standardization of our environment. this can … Continue reading

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POWERSHELL -SQL Assessment

June/July 2019 Microsoft – powershell is providing another great feature with SMO and SQL Server module as SQL Assessment. This is a great feature where Microsoft- SQL Server is providing the assessment for your sql server with general recommendation on … Continue reading

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Next Powershell 6+ (CORE) and 7

Powershell is no longer been installed or delivered with windows bundle after 5.x and new powershell would be independent of windows/operating system. powershell would be a separate system /world and would be available on gethub Early this year we got … Continue reading

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AG without WSFC SQL 2017 and more…

Starting Sql Server 2017 Microsoft can allow you to enable the configuration manager for “Always ON” feature for standalone system without WSFC and linux without Pacemaker . it has a limitation as : It cannot have listener configuration This would … Continue reading

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MAXDOP and Tempdb – SQL 2016

Starting SQL Server 2016 Max Degree of Parallellism (Max DOP) Macrosoft has made hanges on this and now we can set it at database level. This helps for replication and AlwaysOn for better performance. ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CONFIGURATION SET MAXDOP … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2019 GA

Yes, Finally SQL Server 2019 is Generally Available yesterday Nov 4th 2019. It has many great features great videos: https://channel9.msdn.com/Niners/dutchdatadude   https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2019/11/04/gain-intelligence-over-data-with-sql-server-2019-now-generally-available/ https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2019/11/04/sql-server-2019-is-now-generally-available/    

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Smart Tlog Bkp

another great new feature for SQL Server 2017 is a smart backup with dmv sys.dm_db_log_space_usage this DMV provide log usage information using this we can plan to initiate the tlog backup and ensure to have tlog backup consistency and same … Continue reading

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Resumable online index rebuild

continue on whats new SQL Server 2017 their is a great feature call resumable online index, means online index now has an option to PAUSE and RESUME or ABORT RESUMABLE = {ON | OF } MAX_DURATION — can specify the … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2019

I have written about 2017 here, Last month at Microsoft Ignite FL on September 2018, Microsoft announce they are going to release 2019 early next  year at , same as Oracle 2019. I would be writing more on it in future. … Continue reading

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MySQL 8.0 and NDB 7.6

Oracle announced MySQL ndb Cluster 7.6 : in June 2018. Oracle Announces General Availability of MySQL Cluster 7.6 – June 2018 Oracle also announced MySQL 8.0 latest version of MySQL in Oracle Announces General Availability of MySQL 8.0 – April 19, 2018. … Continue reading

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