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Reaping the benefits of the Window functions in T-SQL

Exploring the potential benefits of the T-SQL Window functions (OVER, LAG, and LEAD) in this piece. You can learn how to achieve up to 50% performance boost by replacing a single function call.   Read more...
By Eirikur Eiriksson 2014/03/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server 2012
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,706 reads

Join Operations – Hash Match

The way in which SQL Server chooses to join your tables in a query can dramatically affect performance. In this article, Jason Brimhall explains how a hash match works and shows some performance numbers.  Read more...
By Jason Brimhall 2014/03/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: execution plans
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Understanding Graphical Execution Plans - Part 1: Explaining the Plan

Understanding execution plans is a good basic skill for all DBA's and SQL developers. Darren White gives us an overview of what execution plans are in SQL Server and how they are used.  Read more...
By Darren White 2015/02/13 (first published: 2014/02/18) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: execution plan
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 21,138 reads

Performance Tuning Through Panic

We've all been there, trying to improve performance in a panic situation and not making things better.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/02/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 323 reads

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
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 1,575 reads

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 | 6,825 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 | 15,805 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 2015/02/06 (first published: 2013/10/28) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: merge
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 29,223 reads

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
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,130 reads

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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