Resources

A list of resources I trust you’ll find handy at some point … plus some light hearted SQL comedic relief :)

Microsoft
SQL Server History (Wiki)
Microsoft SQL Server Home Page
Volume License Service Center (VLSC)
Microsoft SQL Server Support Lifecycle
SQL Build & Patch Releases
SQL Max Capacity Spec
SQL Edition Comparison
Microsoft Azure Portal
Microsoft Power BI Home Page
Microsoft Power BI Community
Power BI Support
Microsoft’s Power BI Youtube Channel
Free Microsoft eBooks
Free Microsoft Training

SQL Community
MSDN SQL Server Community Forum
SQL Server Blog Official News from Microsoft’s Information Platform
SQL Server Customer Advisory Team News from the horse’s mouth!
Microsoft’s Internet of Things (IoT)
SQL Server Central Stairways
PASS SQL Saturday Learn something new (free to attend)
Brent Ozar Limited SQL Master
Paul Randal SQL Authority
Mr Fox SQL Colleague
Tim Brown Colleague
Rob Douglas Colleague

Q&A
Database Administrators Stack Exchange SQL help
Server Fault Infrastructure help

SQL Comedy
DBA Reactions You’ve gotta laugh!

SQL Services
SQL Monitoring & Alerting 24×7 monitoring by the experts