This article describes cumulative update package 12 for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1). This update contains hotfixes for issues that were fixed after the release of SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1. Note The build number of the cumulative update package is 10.50.2874.0. For more info:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2828727/en-us
The Windows Azure Virtual Machine gallery includes images that contain SQL Server installations. The SQL Server editions supported in the gallery images are the same installation files you can install to on-premises computers and virtual machines. This topic summarizes the SQL Server Business Intelligence (BI) Features installed on the images and configuration steps required after a virtual machine is provisioned. This topic also describes supported deployment topologies for BI features and best practices. For more info:http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj992719.aspx
This article describes cumulative update package 6 for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 (SP2). This update contains hotfixes for issues that were fixed after the release of SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2. Note The build number of the cumulative update package is 10.50.4279.0. To download:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2830140/en-us
This article describes cumulative update package 7 for Microsoft SQL Server 2012. This update contains hotfixes for issues that were fixed after the release of SQL Server 2012. Note The build number of the cumulative update package is 11.0.2405.0.To download:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2823247/en-us
Availability – Data Tier
SharePoint 2013 provides rich integration with SQL
Server enabling SharePoint administrators to leverage the high availability
solutions provided by Microsoft SQL Server. Changes include support for the
Fail-over_Partner keyword, which enables SharePoint 2013 to natively
interpret/translate and respond to state changes in a database mirroring
topology. Following is brief of how to accomplish SQL Mirroring.
Mirroring – The Native Way
Since SharePoint 2013 has built-in support for SQL
mirroring so farm administrator can configure the SQL environment to mirror a
SharePoint content database. When a new database is created, the SharePoint
administrator will be prompted to...
SQL_Server_2012_Upgrade_Technical_Reference_Guide_White_Paper.pdfTo attain a smooth and trouble-free upgrade to SQL Server 2012, you must plan for the upgrade and address the complexities of your application. Like all IT projects, planning and then testing your plan gives you confidence that you will succeed. But if you ignore the planning process, you increase the chances of running into difficulties that can derail and delay your upgrade.
This document takes you through the essential technical details for planning and testing an upgrade of existing SQL Server 2005, 2008, and 2008 R2 instances to SQL Server 2012. You will be presented with best practices for...