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Archives: July 2010

Finding Key Lookups In Cached Execution Plans

Ask anyone with performance tuning experience to list the most expensive operations in an execution plan and it's a safe bet you'll find key lookups near the top. The good news is they're usually easy to fix - Glenn Berry (Blog | Twitter) blogged about it recently and… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 29 July 2010

SQLRally Logo Contest - Fame & Fortune Up For Grabs!

Now that the PASS SQLRally (formerly known as the spring event) has a name it's time to start building a brand…and you have a chance to help! We're running a logo design contest and you're invited to enter. At stake is fame, a $310 prize, and consideration for bidding on… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 22 July 2010

Getting Started In Blogging And Technical Speaking - At The 2010 PASS Summit

In case you missed it the Program Session (60 min. long) selections are now available on the 2010 PASS Summit website. I've already mentioned that I've been selected for a Spotlight session (90 min.) on transactional replication and now I'm equally excited to be picked for a Program session.… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 21 July 2010

Introducing The PASS SQLRally

If you're a PASS member you may have noticed in this morning's Community Connector that the 2011 spring event I talked about recently has a name: The PASS SQLRally. We've also nailed down the dates and location - May 11-13 at the Marriott World Center in Orlando, FL.

Why am… Read more

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Posted in Kendal Van Dyke on 14 July 2010