Prakash K

I am a MS SQL DBA, born and brought up in Mumbai, India. Done my engineering in Electronics And Telecommunications and have been working in this industry as a DBA since 2011

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Deploying Azure SQL Database Using an ARM Template

Provisioning infrastructure in a timely and reliable manner is essential for agile development. One well-liked method that lets you use code to automate resource management and provisioning is infrastructure as code (IaC). Azure Resource Manager templates are one IaC solution for Azure (ARM templates).

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2024-02-02

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Creating a Hyperscale Database in Azure Using the Azure Portal

One of the most effective ways to fully utilize your data is to create an Azure Hyperscale database. The principles of Azure Hyperscale databases have been discussed in this article, including their cost-effectiveness, worldwide accessibility, automatic scaling, and reliable performance.

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2023-12-22

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Backup and Restore SQL Database to Azure Blob Storage

SQL databases are crucial for businesses, so it's critical to back them up. A dependable and affordable option is offered by Azure Blob Storage. Let's examine the advantages, the steps involved in backing up to and restoring from a device, recommended practices, and more.

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2023-09-15

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Optimized Plan Forcing with Query Store in SQL Server 2022

In this Article ,  We will delve into the world of Query Store and explore how to use Optimized Plan Forcing to improve performance in SQL Server 2022. We will discuss what it is, how it works, and how it can impact your system's performance.

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2023-09-04

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Exploring Parameter Sensitive Plan Optimization in SQL Server 2022

PSPO (Parameter Sensitive Plan Optimization) is a SQL Server feature that improves query performance by accepting varied data sizes based on the runtime parameter value(s) specified by the customer. It deals with the situation in which a single cached plan for a parameterized query isn't the best option for all potential incoming parameter values. Non-uniform data distributions exhibit this phenomenon. When using PSPO, SQL Server keeps several execution plans for a single query, each one customized for a particular parameter value. With the help of this feature, numerous execution plans for a parameterized query are generated, each of which is tailored for a certain range of parameter values.

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2023-07-21

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Improving SQL Server Performance and Availability with Accelerated Database Recovery

For many businesses, database performance and availability are crucial elements. A database crash or a lengthy transaction can cause a lot of downtime and have a negative effect on business operations. However, with the introduction of Accelerated Database Recovery (ADR), Microsoft SQL Server has added a potent new feature that greatly enhances database availability and […]

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2023-05-02 (first published: )

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Intelligent Query Processing (IQP)

In SQL Server 2022, a new feature called Intelligent Query Processing (IQP) makes use of machine learning to enhance query performance. Because of the automatic workload adjustment provided by...

2023-03-20 (first published: )

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Filestream on Linux

I want to implement a Filestream table on SQL Server 2022 running on Linux. Can I do this?

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