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SQL Server 2017 CU3 Released on January 4, 2018

On January 4, 2018, Microsoft released SQL Server 2017 CU3, which is Build 14.0.3015.40. By my count, this CU has sixteen public hotfixes, many of which are for the SQL Engine or SQL performance. There are also some new manageability and programmability features that have been added, such as support for the MAXDOP option for CREATE STATISTICS and UPDATE STATISTICS. In addition, Microsoft has included the security fixes from the January...

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Tip #3: URLS vs linked text

The specific lesson and the more general oneWhen I wrote article name I pasted in a URL and was much later surprised to see the box and picture and all that distraction in it. I was just expecting to have a clickable link.What I wanted can be achieved by putting in text and adding a link to it. I didn’t understand the difference.That is a useful small lesson. I’ve learned it.Had I looked at the article after it published I...