[EN] SSMS November 2015 Update is available

Monthly update for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). This time for November 2015. As a part of new project from Microsoft (started several months ago) we hve possibility to get newst update jst for SSMS. If you have other version than SQL Server Management Studio for SQL Server 2016 (any of CTP editions) you can downoad and install it for enabling newest features for your old instances.

Released a week ago on November 30th {build no 13.0.800.111} this relase includes all updates included in the November release, and features:

  • Bitmap scaling support for High-DPI displays in SSMS.
  • Improvements to the user-interface of AlwaysEncrypted dialogs and wizards to simplify the process of creating database encryption keys.
  • New right-click context menu option in “Processes” list in Activity monitor to view Live Query Statistics.
  • Bug fix to enable proper uninstall of SSMS preview releases on client machines.
  • Bug fix to allow editing of job steps in SQL Job Agent even when a file is missing.
  • Bug fix in “View Target Data” menu option for an Extended Events Session on a database running in an Azure virtual machine.

More informations you can find on SQL Server Relase Blog {HERE}.

[EN] NOVEMBER 2015 and my public speaking and presence

public-speaking_thumb3_thumb_thumbNovember. First decade of the months was slightly lazy. Nothing special (except two clients projects work), no speaking (except some coffee or beer discussions). But last two decades looks pretty busy. Spending many days with new level of bureaucracy (different Council, a little different rules) I had time for plannng some events in November.

Attendee:

To hear someone, to see someone, to meet someone, to be inspired. My plans are a little flexible (even my calendar is not):

Special Event:

  • MVP PL Saturday Summit|Warsaw, Poland|14th November

Conferences:

  • Advanced Threat Summit|Warsaw, Poland|17th-18th November {SITE}
  • Data Leadership 2015|London,England|26th November {SITE}

Speaker:

Speaking is most important part of all my events. As many of us – The Speakers – we love it. So, of course I will have some chance to increasing my speakers skills here:

Conferences

  • SQL Saturday #459 Madrid|Madrid,Spain|21st November {SITE}|one session: Maintenance Plans Ad Hoc
  • SQL Saturday #475 Belgrade|Belgrade, Serbia|28th November {SITE}|one session: SQL Security in the Cloud

 

Trainer:

I have one confirmed public training in November – with my new local partner The Knowledge Academy.

Workshops & Trainings:

  • Risk Management Training|Nottingham,England|16th November|
  • Windows Azure SQL Database – A Journey from Zero to be Hero|Southampton,England|4th December {REGISTRATION}|Early Birds still OPEN!

As You can see, a lot of places and dates where and when you ca meet me. Hope you will find amoment to say Hi!

[EN] SSMS October 2015 Update is available

Monthly update for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). This time for October 2015.  As a part of new project from Microsoft (started several months ago) we hve possibility to get newst update jst for SSMS. If you have other version than SQL Server Management Studio for SQL Server 2016 (any of CTP editions) you can downoad and install it for enabling newest features for your old instances.

Released a week ago on October 28th {build no 13.0.700.242} this release includes all updates included in the September release, and features:

  • New modernized lightweight web installer that simplifies the SSMS download and install process.
  • New Always Encrypted column encryption wizard that enables client-side encryption and decryption of selected columns.
  • New Column Master Key (CMK) rotation dialog for Always Encrypted databases that simplifies the process of rotating encryption keys to keep data secure.
  • New stretch database monitor that allows you to troubleshoot and monitor the migration status of data to the Azure cloud.
  • Improvements to the Stretch database wizard to support choosing a Microsoft Azure server that is not in the default Microsoft Azure subscription.
  • Bug fix to allow proper display of live execution plan in SSMS
  • Bug fix to remove invalid options in SSMS scripting of database snapshots
  • Bug fix in Query Data Store UI to show details in the “Top Resource Consuming Queries” pane.

More informations you can find on SQL Server Relase Blog {HERE}.