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Andy has written several good articles for us on maintenance plans - including some stuff that makes us a little more likely to use them! This week he talks about how and when old backups are removed by maintenance plans. A page turner! Well, it's only one page, but you know what we mean!
Recompilation yields superior performance in some situations, although excessive recompilation can be detrimental. This article will discuss some of these costs and benefits, and will draw on contrasts between different versions of SQL Server to provide further context for understanding recompilation.
LockwoodTech announces release of Auto-Audit 2.0, an entirely redesigned upgrade to it's popular SQL Auditing tool. Version 2.0 supports plug-in, customized audit architectures, scriptable trigger templates, a trigger and data management module, real data reports, and online analysis of audit data with grouping analysis.