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The Performance of the T-SQL Window Functions

Window Functions in SQL greatly simplify a whole range of financial and statistical aggregations on sets of data. Because there is less SQL on the page, it is easy to assume that the performance is better too: but is it? Dwain gets out the test harness to investigate.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/02/06 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: t-sql
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SQL Server Health and History Tool

By Amit Raut 2014/01/29 | Category: performance
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TEMPDB Configuration per vCPU

A simple script for automation of additional secondary data files of tempdb.  Read more...
By Paulo Nascimento 2014/01/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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The Art of Performance

Tuning a SQL Server instance and improving the way it performs is a complex task that many people struggle to complete. In this piece, Steve Jones talks about the idea that it is a science as much as an art.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/01/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Free eBook: 45 Database Performance Tips for Developers

As a developer, if you need to go into the database and write queries, design tables, or determine the configuration of your SQL Server Systems, these tips should help make sure you're not unnecessarily sacrificing database performance. This eBook has 45 easy tips to improve the performance of your indexes and T-SQL queries, and hunt down problems within ORM tools and database design.   Read more...
By Press Release 2014/01/02 (first published: 2013/11/04) | Source: Red-Gate | Category: tips
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Reporting Services Performance and Optimization

This technical note provides guidance for Reporting Services. The focus of this technical note is to optimize your Reporting Services architecture for better performance and higher report execution throughput and user loads.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/12/24 | Source: SQLCAT | Category: reporting services (ssrs)
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Index Help Utility

By Steve Jones 2013/12/11 | Category: indexing
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A few reflections on RBAR by a weary application developer

Follow the guidance of your DBA, but remember, he or she is from another land.  Read more...
By George Copeland 2013/12/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 6,818 reads

Free eBook: 45 Database Performance Tips for Developers

As a developer, if you need to go into the database and write queries, design tables, or determine the configuration of your SQL Server Systems, these tips should help make sure you're not unnecessarily sacrificing database performance. This eBook has 45 easy tips to improve the performance of your indexes and T-SQL queries, and hunt down problems within ORM tools and database design.   Read more...
By Press Release 2014/01/02 (first published: 2013/11/04) | Source: Red-Gate | Category: tips
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 15,691 reads

Improving SSIS Update Performance

This article includes an examination of how I improved update performance. We examine four methods of loading data into a data warehouse.  Read more...
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Performance of the SQL MERGE vs. INSERT/UPDATE

The SQL MERGE statement offers convenience, safety and elegance, but how does it perform compared to other methods?  Read more...
By Dwain Camps 2013/10/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: merge
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Query Stats

DBAs rarely use the full potential of sys.dm_exec_query_stats.  It’s common to see the queries for looking at the most expensive...  Read more...
By SteveHood79 2013/09/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Fixing Page Life Expectancy (PLE)

What is Page Life Expectancy (PLE), what makes it drop, and how can I manage memory better? Abusing disks slows...  Read more...
By SteveHood79 2013/08/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Workload Tuning: Finding Top Offenders in SQL Server 2012

I have to give credit where credit is due. Microsoft has definitely made performance tuning easier in SQL Server 2012. Performance...  Read more...
By jsterrett 2013/08/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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A Page-Splitting Headache - Page Split Mini-Series

Page splits are a normal occurring process in an OLTP system.  However, too many page splits can cause performance issues...  Read more...
By Robert Pearl 2013/07/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Trace Analysis script

Script to help you analyze a trace to find worst performing procs.  Read more...
By Andie Letourneau 2013/06/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance
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Nested Loops, Parallelism and Confusion

I’m 30 today. In addition, it’s been 10 years since I started working with SQL Server. In my twenties, I fell in...  Read more...
By Matan_Yungman 2013/06/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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What's changed recently?

Often when tracking down problems, you need to know if anything has changed recently, this script will tell you...  Read more...
By Ian Stirk 2013/06/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance
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Automating SQL Traces

Capturing the activity on a server when a problem occurs can be a challenge for many DBAs. This article shows how you can automate the capture of information when a CPU spike occurs.  Read more...
By Clark Froebe 2013/05/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql trace
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Object Qualification

I came across an interesting issue recently with NHibernate, now it is widely known I despise ORM’s, in my experience...  Read more...
By Chris McGowan 2013/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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