Updated Linux kernel patches and added HardenedBSD.
Windows Proccess Monitor – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/sysinternals/downloads/procmon
A comprehensive blog post on CPU Issues and Speculative Execution:
11 (Version) seperatedly licensed, major feature changes,starts 5 year maintenance clock,download from Passport Advantage
1 (Release) Minor but significant feature changes,starts 5 year maintenance clock,download from Passport Advantage
2 (Modpack) Can include new functionality,does not start new maintenance clock, download from Fix Central
3 (Fixpack) Cumulative update of all available fixes and APARs,does not start new maintenance clock,download from Fix Central
iFix001 (iFix – Interim Fix) Tested and verified set of small number of key fixes and APARs,cumulative,Downloads found on Fix Central,Supported for the maintenance life of the Version.Release.
To perform a full disk cleanup on Windows Server 2016
Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /AnalyzeComponentStore
The SQL Server engineering (TIGER) team announcement a preview for a SSMS SQL Server Diagnostics extension.
My writeup on this is at http://smooth1.co.uk/sqlserver2017/SSMS_SSD.html
I have been playing with the new SQL Server on Linux command line tools
Very nice that sql-scripter has an option to limit output to a given SQL Server Version and even better Edition although did find an issue with this option and will be providing feedback to Microsoft.