Tag Archives: patching

Versions and Patches in SQL Monitor

SQL Monitor has grown from a basic alerting system to an amazing product over the years. From it’s early days as SQL Response, where Brad and I weren’t sure this was a good idea to the current version that has … Continue reading

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Get Patched If Not Supported

There are plenty of reasons not to upgrade your SQL Servers to a new version. Perhaps you know the system is working and don’t want to disrupt activity. Often we don’t want to take a chance that some change in … Continue reading

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The Combinations of Software

Security issues seem to be appearing more frequently, not less. I’d expect that we would be getting better at writing software, and I think many of us are. The problem is that more and more people are writing software and … Continue reading

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Are You Patched?

It’s been a few weeks since the Spectre/Meltdown bugs were announced for most CPUs. Microsoft has been working hard to build patches, and they’ve provided fixes for Windows and SQL Server. Other manufacturers have released fixes for other platforms, though … Continue reading

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