Versions and updates for SQL Server

SQLServerUpdates | The most recent updates for SQL Server

SQL Server 2019 (150) | DocsBuild Versions
SQL Server 2017 (140) | DocsBuild Versions
SQL Server 2016 (130) | DocsBuild Versions
SQL Server 2014 (120) | DocsBuild Versions
SQL Server 2012 (110) | DocsBuild Versions
SQL Server 2008 R2 (105) | DocsEnd of support 2019-07-09
SQL Server 2008 (100) |DocsEnd of support 2019-07-09
SQL Server 2005 (90) |DocsNot supported

Tools for the DBA

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DBAToolsCommunity driven SQL Server PowerShell module.
Ola Hallengren The maintenance tool that automate the the maintenance you absolutely need!
sp_WhoIsActive A comprehensive activity monitoring stored procedure.
Brent Ozar Blitz The tuning tool to discover possibilities for improvement.
Diagnostic Information QueriesMagnificent DMV Queries by Glenn Berry.
Microsoft Update CatalogGood to have should you need to patch servers offline.
SSMS 18SQL Server Management Studio, the tool of the trade.
Azure Data Studio Azure Data Studio (previously SQL Server Operations Studio), probably the future tool of the trade.
DuckDuckGo The search engine that doesn’t track you.


Execution Plan ReferenceSQL Server Execution Plan Reference
Wait Statistics LibrarySQL Server Wait Types Library
Latch Classes Library SQL Server Latch Classes Library