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SQL Server Wait Events: Taking the Guesswork out of Performance Profil

This article introduces some techniques that will allow you to pinpoint exactly where the performance issues are in your system, so you'll know exactly where to spend your time (and money) in solving them.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2007/04/03 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: performance tuning
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The Effect of NOLOCK on Performance

Using hints in a query is something that most DBAs don't ever seem to bother with, but when they do, NOLOCK seems to be their hint of choice. Wayne Fillis brings us a detailed examination of how this particular hint actually affects the performance of your system.   Read more...
By Wayne Fillis 2007/03/23 (first published: 2007/01/24) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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Using Plan Guides in SQL Server 2005

In SQL Server 2005, there is a new feature called Plan Guides that can help out in some cases where you discover poorly performing queries that you don't have direct control over. Essentially, a Plan Guide allows you to add or modify query hints to queries on the fly, just before they are executed.  Read more...
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SQL Server XML Performance Tips

A series of tips on optimizing XML in your SQL Server databases.   Read more...
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 3,236 reads

The Effect of NOLOCK on Performance

Using hints in a query is something that most DBAs don't ever seem to bother with, but when they do, NOLOCK seems to be their hint of choice. Wayne Fillis brings us a detailed examination of how this particular hint actually affects the performance of your system.   Read more...
By Wayne Fillis 2007/03/23 (first published: 2007/01/24) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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Indexing in SQL Server 2005

How should you approach indexing your database? Do you have a good strategy for deciding which indicies to create and on which columns? Aaron Ingold brings us a great article discussing these very topics that is likely to become a must read for many DBAs.   Read more...
By Aaron Ingold 2007/01/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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When Snapshot Isolation Helps and When It Hurts

The benefits of SQL Server 2005's new snapshot isolation feature are well known, but SQL Server developers also need to understand the downstream ramifications of snapshot isolation.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2006/12/11 | Source: DevX | Category: performance tuning
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DBCC SHOWCONTIG Improvements in SQL Server 2005 and comparisons to SQL

This document describes the problem and the workaround in SQL Server 2000, and the solution and recommendation in SQL Server 2005.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2006/12/08 | Source: MSDN Communities | Category: performance tuning
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Using SQL Server 2005 Profiler

In this presentation, Brian introduces SQL Server 2005 Profiler. He shows you to integrate System Monitor logs (also called perfmon) to find what queries were running against your machine during key performance failures. He also shows you how to output the query plan into an XML file.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2006/12/04 | Source: JumpStartTV | Category: performance tuning
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TEMPDB Capacity Planning and Concurrency Considerations for Index Crea

Some of the key factors to consider while you devise an index maintenance plan are performance, concurrency, and required resources. SQL Server 2005 provides you with several options for index create and rebuild operations that you can use to effectively meet the requirements of performance, concurrency, and resources.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2006/12/01 | Source: MSDN Communities | Category: performance tuning
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Basics of Statistics in SQL Server 2005

If you're having a problem with particular queries, there are a few things you can do with the information that the server collects about the distribution of data in columns and indexes.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2006/11/30 | Source: developer.com | Category: performance tuning
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SQL Server 2005 Waits and Queues

The methodology helps identify the areas of slow performance by looking at the problem from two directions called Waits and Queues. An analysis of Waits indicates where SQL Server is spending lots of time waiting. In addition, the biggest waits point out the most important or relevant Queues (that is, Performance Monitor counters and other data) for this workload.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2006/11/24 | Source: MSDN Communities | Category: performance tuning
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Gathering Metrics with SMO

Keeping track of the performance of your SQL Servers requires metrics. There are many methods for doing this, but some type of automated process is essential these days with DBAs managing many servers. New author Allen White brings us a technique for doing this using SMO, the replacement for DMO in SQL Server 2005.   Read more...
By Allen White 2006/11/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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Fine Tuning your Database Design in SQL 2005

If your SQL Server app is suffering from poor performance and you suspect a missing index, then read on  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2006/10/30 | Source: Red-Gate | Category: performance tuning
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Analysis of SQL Server Performance Data

Gathering performance data on your servers can be a cumbersome task without paying for an expensive tool. New author Jambu Krishnamurthy brings us a short tutorial on how you can gather this data from Perfmon and import it into SQL Server for reporting.   Read more...
By Jambu Krishnamurthy 2006/10/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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Fine Tuning your Database Design in SQL 2005

Sanchan Saxena gets to grips with the new index-tuning tools and features in SQL 2005  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2006/10/17 | Source: Red-Gate | Category: performance tuning
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Large Object Data

Dealing with text, image, and other large object data types can be confusing for many people, in all aspects of working with them. However one place that is important is performance. SQL Server MVP Simon Sabin brings us a few thoughts on improving performance with these columns and the Text in Row setting.   Read more...
By Simon Sabin 2006/10/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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A Technique for Determining the I/O Hog in your Database

Performance Tuning can be as much an art as a science when working with SQL Server, but there are many fine techniques that can help you get started. New author Michael Morin brings a great new technique helping you get started on determining where the heavy I/O users are in your database.   Read more...
By Michael Morin 2006/08/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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