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And the winners of SafePeak’s SQL Server Performance Contest are...

SafePeak’s SQL Server Performance Contest – Winners

(In coordination with SQLAuthority.com)
Back in September, 2011, SafePeak ran a new contest asking participants to share their sql server performance tuning stories.  Not only could folks share their experiences to win prizes, others were invited to participate to vote for their favorite story, and share news of the contest with friends.  All people who signed up were eligible and entered to win prizes! 
SafePeak, the unique automated SQL performance acceleration and performance tuning software vendor, announced the winners of their SQL Performance Contest 2011. The contest quite unique: the writer of the best / most interesting and most community liked “performance story” would win an expensive gadget. The judges were the community DBAs that could participating and Like’ing stories and could also win expensive prizes. I, Robert Pearl SQL MVP, was the contest supervisor.
Pinal Dave of the SQLAuthority.com liked most of the stories and decided then to contact SafePeak and suggested to participate in the give-away and offer winners his popular performance tuning book, SQL Wait Stats Joes 2 Pros.
The winner of best story and iPad2 is: Jason Brimhall (USA) with a story about a proc with a fair amount of business logic.
The 3 participants won the second prize of $100 gift card on amazon.com are: Michael Corey (USA), Hakim Ali (USA) and Alex Bernal (USA).

And 5 participants won a printed copy of the SQL Wait Stats Joes 2 Pros book: SQL Performance Tuning Techniques Using Wait Statistics, Types & Queues); they are:
Patrick Kansa (USA), Wagner Bianchi (USA), Riyas.V.K (India), Farzana Patwa (USA) and Wagner Crivelini (Brazil).

Congratulations, all!  And, thanks for participating!

The winners are welcome to send SafePeak their mail address to receive the prizes info@safepeak.com. Also SafePeak team asked me to welcome you all to continue sending stories, simply because they (and we all) like to read interesting stuff) as well as to send them ideas for future contests. You can do it from here: www.safepeak.com/SQL-Performance-Contest-2011/Submit-Story

So, now that we have contest winners, why not be a winner at your company, and if you're experiencing performance bottlenecks, download and try SafePeak today!

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This unique caching solution offers the only Plug & Play application acceleration solution for cloud, hosted and business SQL server applications.  And now, there are even greater new improved features such as:

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Automated result set dynamic caching technology brings performance, speed, scalability and throughput of in-memory databases to any existing and 3rd party applications and websites working on SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008, 2008 r2.

This unique approach not only tells you about the problem bottlenecks, but actually resolves them automatically and improves SQL Server performance and the performance of applications dramatically!

To accelerate a queries response time SafePeak caches the results of queries and returns a response in several  microseconds. SafePeak ensures data delivery and high availability for mission-critical SQL Server applications and safeguards against unpredictable traffic spikes and surges of usage.

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Posted by Jason Brimhall on 28 November 2011

Yay - congrats all

Posted by Robert Pearl on 29 November 2011

Humility dude, humility :-)

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