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TempDB Database On a Local Disk for an FCI

The article is about Configuring TempDB Database on Local Disk in SQL Server 2012/2014 Failover Cluster to improve performance.  Read more...
By Sadan Kumar Budde 2017/03/08 | Source: | Category: failover
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TempDB growth due to version store on AlwaysOn secondary server

On a not-so-busy day, I received an alert saying tempdb has grown to 90 percent of the drive size and there is only 10 percent space left on the drive. The server is a SQL Server 2014 instance and hosts AlwaysOn secondary databases.  Read more...
By Ramya Makam 2016/11/07 | Source: | Category: always on
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TEMPDB Enhancements in SQL Server 2016

TEMPDB Enhancements in SQL Server 2016 - By default enforced to follow best practices.  Read more...
By Dharmendra Keshari 2016/04/13 | Source: | Category: tempdb
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Correct SQL Server TempDB Spills in Query Plans Caused by Outdated Statistics

Sergey Gigoyan looks at how to address the warning: Operator used tempdb to spill data during execution with spill level 1.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/01/22 | Source: | Category: tempdb
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Learning about Multiple Tempdb Files

References and links to help you learn how to create multiple tempdb files.  Read more...
By Site Owners 2015/06/29 | Source: | Category: tempdb
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SQL Monitor Custom Metric: Tempdb Allocation Contention

If your code uses temporary tables, variable tables or dynamic cursors, this metric can help identify whether you have contention on tempdb allocation. Tempdb is shared by all databases and is used for many operations in a SQL Server instance, so it is common for tempdb to cause performance problems.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/02/17 | Source: Redgate | Category: sql monitor
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Balloons and Data

A common misconception for users is how tempdb, and data files in general work.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/08/08 | Source: | Category: editorial
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SQL Server 2012 Cluster with TempDB on Local Disk

With the introduction of SQL Server 2012 Microsoft officially supports local disk TempDB in SQL Server cluster configurations. This tip will show you how to configure TempDB on a local disk when installing your SQL Server 2012 cluster.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/12/20 | Source: | Category: tempdb
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Has tempdb grown since the last restart?

Check tempdb to see if it has been autogrown since the last restart. If it has, there may be an opportunity to improve server performance.  Read more...
By Orlando Colamatteo 2012/11/20 | Source: | Category: administration
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Optimizing tempdb configuration with SQL Server 2012 Extended Events

One of the most obvious bottlenecks in the performance of tempdb is caused by PAGELATCH, in-memory latch contention on the allocation bitmap of each data file used. We can use one of the rules-of-thumb to choose what should be roughly the best number of files, but how then do you check to see whether you've got it right for your data and workload?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/08/07 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: tempdb
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Temporary Tables in SQL Server

Temporary tables are used by every DB developer, but they're not likely to be too adventurous with their use, or exploit all their advantages. They can improve your code's performance and maintainability, but can be the source of grief to both developer and DBA if things go wrong and a process grinds away inexorably slowly. We asked Phil Factor for advice, thinking that it would be a simple explanation.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/09/22 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: temp tables
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How to Performance Tune the Microsoft SQL Server tempdb Database

If your SQL Server’s tempdb database is heavily used by your application(s), consider locating it on an array of its own (such as RAID 1 or RAID 10). This will allow disk I/O to be more evenly distributed, reducing disk I/O contention issues, and speeding up SQL Server’s overall performance.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/08/31 | Source: SQL Server Performance | Category: tempdb
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Tempdb Space Usage in SQL Server

We all know how important tempdb is and know that tempdb gets recreated every time SQL Server is restarted. Here we dig a little deeper to focus on how space is used inside tempdb.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/06/28 | Source: Database Journal | Category: tempdb
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Setting All Tempdb Data Files to the Same Size

How to set all tempdb datafiles to same size to meet best practice.   Read more...
By Aldo Gonzalez 2010/07/19 | Source: | Category: sql server
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SQL Server Tempdb Usage and Bottlenecks tracked with Extended Events

How do I effectively find out if the Tempdb database is suffering from an allocation bottleneck? Should I create multiple TempDB files per core on this server to improve performance? How do I check this information programmatically?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/10/13 | Source: | Category: tempdb
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Re-size TempDB files

Managing TempDB can be a bit tricky at times. Most people know how to increase the size, but what about reducing it? New author Amar Pogaku brings us two techniques for shrinking tempdb.  Read more...
By Amar P 2009/04/03 | Source: | Category: tempdb
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SQL Q & A: Database Consistency, Temporary Tables, and More

Why does DBCC CHECKDB find corruption errors that disappear? Does tempdb really cause performance issues? Are there any drawbacks to using the FILESTREAM datatype? Paul Randal answers these reader questions and more.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/03/27 | Source: TechNet Blogs | Category: corruption
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Moving TempDB - SQL School Video

Moving databases is fairly simple, but when you move a system database, there are a few extra steps to follow. MVP Brian Knight walks us through how to move temdb in this video.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2008/12/30 | Source: JumpStartTV | Category: video
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