Tag Archives: sql server

SQL Server Phone Home

A few versions ago Microsoft added the Customer Experience Improvement Service to the SQL Server platform. This is the CEIP service, and it comes with SQL Server. It is designed to get telemetry from your operation of a SQL Server … Continue reading

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Compatibility Level Confidence

SQL Server databases have had a compatibility level in them for a long time. This is a number that essentially corresponds to a version. We had 70 for version 7.0, and then we went to 80 for SQL Server 2000, … Continue reading

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Digging Into Internals

Hugo Kornelis is a fellow Data Platform MVP and friend. He runs SQL Server Fast, and we recently put up an interesting page with this title: Debugging with debugger: investigating SQL Server’s internal structures. That’s a great title, and it … Continue reading

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Adding Analysis Services (SSAS) to your SQL Server instance–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. This is a fairly simple task, but recently I needed to test something in SSAS. I hadn’t installed this … Continue reading

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