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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
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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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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
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,224 reads

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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Better Coding, More Savings

The way we write code impacts our users, but it can also impact our wallet, especially in cloud computing. Steve Jones wonders how many people bother to profile and test their code.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/05/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Staggering SQLIO Sessions Across Multiple Volumes

In a previous post, I discussed running SQLIO against multiple files.  The purpose in using multiple files is being able...  Read more...
By StrateSQL 2013/04/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Is BETWEEN faster than GTE and LTE?

I know I have been light on blog posting this year. They always say that life tends to get in...  Read more...
By kleegeek 2013/04/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Intelligent Index Reorganize and Rebuild Script - v1.0

This script will provide a dynamic mechanism to decide between REBUILDING an index or simply REORGANIZING an index. Tested and approved for SQL Server 2005 & 2008 Standard or Enterprise or R2.  Read more...
By Tim Parker 2012/11/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: indexing
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