In the May-issue of the iX, on page 56, there is an article by me which I wrote together with my colleagues Volker Heck (Cloud- and BI-Part) and Holger Schwichtenberg (copy-editing).
SQL Server 2014 brings altogether 5 new permissions. Two of those are on database level and only available in the Windows Azure SQL Database Edition – not in the box-version.
This article contains a list of new Extended Events, the tracing framework in SQL Server in the new 2014 release.
PASS Essential: Practical Performance Monitoring-Toolset for SQL Server, on 12 April 2018 at Microsoft Bad Homburg, Details here (pdf, in German). Fully booked – waitlist only.