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Tracing Deadlocks

New Author! Deadlocks aren't the most common problem but they happen they can really degrade performance. Shiv works through how to nail down what is causing the deadlock.   Read more...
By Shiv Kumar 2007/04/06 (first published: 2004/04/06) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 43,399 reads

Table Variables

New author Jambu Krishnamurthy brings us a look at table variables and how they differ from temporary tables in SQL Server 2000.   Read more...
By Jambu Krishnamurthy 2006/11/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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Performance Monitoring by Internal Fragmentation Measurement

It has not been clear to what extent fragmentation, either internal or external, truly affects the performance of your SQL Server 2000 databases. New author Koby Biller discusses some of the impacts that it could have and has a free tool for download that can help you determine how fragmented your disk truly is.   Read more...
By Koby Biller 2005/08/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,391 reads

SQL Maintenance Plans

Do you use the maintenance plans or hate them? Wish they would do more? Curious about how they work under the hood? Cmon, you gotta read this one! Trust us, it's not another "how-to" article! Well, maybe just a little bit!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2005/03/04 (first published: 2002/04/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 33,801 reads

Tracing Deadlocks

New Author! Deadlocks aren't the most common problem but they happen they can really degrade performance. Shiv works through how to nail down what is causing the deadlock.   Read more...
By Shiv Kumar 2007/04/06 (first published: 2004/04/06) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 43,399 reads

Dealing With Changing Data

As Chris points out, in most applications these days you end up having to go with optimistic locking, which presents a few challenges. Chris works through the list of options. If you're building web/disconnected apps and need anything besides last update wins, this one is for you.   Read more...
By Christoffer Hedgate 2003/12/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 9,420 reads

Scaling Out

Kumar discusses the differences between scale up and scale out, then does a very good walk through of how to build a scale out solution.   Read more...
By Kumar Part 2003/12/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,264 reads

Importing And Analyzing Event Logs

Another new author! Gheorge shares some ideas about importing event logs and using OLAP to analyze the results. Not a bad idea at all. How many of use OLAP as often as we should? Read the article, see if it's something you want to try - and let Gheorge know what you think!   Read more...
By Gheorghe Ciubuc 2003/05/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Economies of Speed Whitepaper

Seagate has a white paper out that discusses how faster (15k rpm) drives can lead to lower cost of ownership. Interesting, and worth looking into.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2003/05/08 | Source: Other | Category: administration
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 1,142 reads

Auto Close and Auto Shrink - Just Don't

New author! Mike Pearson discusses how auto close was at the root of a performance problem he was troubleshooting, how you can check your servers easily, and discusses why both auto close and auto shrink are bad ideas in a production environment.   Read more...
By Mike Pearson 2003/05/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 19,895 reads

Review of SQL 2000 Fast Answers

A monster book at 980 pages, it's written in 'how-to' format and has a ton of good material. Andy gave it the once over for us and reports back - see what he thinks!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2003/04/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: installation
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 18,204 reads

Cluster That Index!

Quite a while back Andy wrote an article about why not using primary keys and clustered indexes was a worst practice. Chris weighs in this week with a great article that gives some more in depth info on clustered indexes and why he thinks they should be used on every table.   Read more...
By Christoffer Hedgate 2003/03/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 18,051 reads

Using Interface-Based Programming Techniques in SQL Server

Programmers can most commonly relate to interface-based programming in their programming language. This is harder to accomplish in SQL Server though. In this article by Chris Cubley, he shows you how to build interfaced-based SQL.   Read more...
By Chris Cubley 2002/07/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 6,808 reads

Review of SQL Server 2000 Performance Tuning

This book from Microsoft Press has a lot of good information that will help you do capacity planning and performance tuning. Is it worth buying though? Andy just finishing reading it and writing the review, see what he thinks!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/05/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,233 reads

SQL Maintenance Plans

Do you use the maintenance plans or hate them? Wish they would do more? Curious about how they work under the hood? Cmon, you gotta read this one! Trust us, it's not another "how-to" article! Well, maybe just a little bit!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2005/03/04 (first published: 2002/04/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 33,801 reads

Reducing Round Trips - Part 3

This week Andy continues his series on how to reduce the number of round trips to the server by looking at some things you can easily add to your applications without a lot of rearchitecting.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/03/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,851 reads

Middle Tier Application Data Caching with SQL Server 2000

Middle tier applications often use a single database management system (DBMS) to store data, which can expose scaling limitations as the number of user requests increases. Caching, a technique used to increase application performance by copying data and then using the copied data in place of the original data, can dramatically increase the throughput (the number of application requests serviceable per unit time) and scalability of middle tier applications.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2002/03/08 | Source: Microsoft SQL Home | Category: administration
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 1,687 reads

Reducing Round Trips - Part 2

Last week Andy started a discussion of the various ways you can reduce the number of round trips to the server. This week he continues by looking at a method he used recently to do client side caching of data to eliminate the round trip altogether. Gotta read it!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/02/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 9,232 reads

How to Setup Log Shipping with SQL 2000

This white paper outlines the following: -The steps to configure Log Shipping between two or more servers that are running SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition. -The steps to configure Log Shipping between Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2), or later, and Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition. -A brief comparison between Log Shipping and the other high availability-solutions that SQL Server provides.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2002/01/25 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: administration
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 1,486 reads

Profiler - Logging Results to a Table

SQL Profiler lets you log the results of a trace directly to a table, yet would you believe you can't save the trace as a script to do the exact same thing? Find out why and get some ideas on work arounds.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/01/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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