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Archives: February 2010

Presenting At SQL Saturday #33 - Charlotte

Just a quick note to let you know that I'm presenting two sessions at SQL Saturday #33 in Charlotte on March 6:

Getting started in blogging and technical speaking
Are you thinking of starting a blog? Or are you interested in presenting at events like SQL Saturday but not sure…

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 17 February 2010

A Tale Of Two Execution Plans – Solved!

Earlier this week I wrote about a perplexing problem I was having where identical servers were producing different execution plans for the same ad-hoc query. I got a lot of great feedback, and Wes Brown (Blog | Twitter) even contacted Conor Cunningham (Blog), query optimizer team… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 12 February 2010

A Tale Of Two Execution (Updated)

Update: Scroll to the bottom for more information added after originally posting.

Earlier this week a coworker asked me for help figuring out why an execution plan was different for a query run against two identically configured servers. I've since spent the better part of the week trying to figure… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 10 February 2010

Three Things That Got Me Here

Tim Mitchell (Blog | Twitter) and Jack Corbett (Blog | Twitter) both tagged me in the latest meme circulating through the SQL blogger community; this one was started by Paul Randal (Blog | Twitter) who asks the question "What three things or events brought… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 4 February 2010