Ed

Ed Leighton-Dick is a SQL Server performance and architecture expert and Founder/Principal Consultant of Kingfisher Technologies, a consultancy focused on SQL Server performance, architecture, and security. He is a frequent volunteer with PASS, including roles as regional mentor, chapter leader of I-380 PASS SQL Server User Group, and organizer of SQL Saturday Iowa City. He can often be found teaching sessions at local, regional, and national events, including user groups, SQL Saturday events, and Iowa Code Camp. Ed can be reached through his blog, edleightondick.com, and on Twitter at @eleightondick.

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MVP Status: Renewed

On October 1, 2016, I was first honored by Microsoft with their prestigious MVP award, given to those that they...

2018-07-10

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Blog Post

MVP Status: Renewed

On October 1, 2016, I was first honored by Microsoft with their prestigious MVP award, given to those that they feel have made a significant difference in their development...

2018-07-10

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Blog Post

MVP Status: Renewed

On October 1, 2016, I was first honored by Microsoft with their prestigious MVP award, given to those that they feel have made a significant difference in their development...

2018-07-10

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Blog Post

MVP Status: Renewed

On October 1, 2016, I was first honored by Microsoft with their prestigious MVP award, given to those that they feel have made a significant difference in their development...

2018-07-10

Blog Post

10 Years Young

It was early in 2009 – I don’t remember the date exactly. A group of us had gotten together after the...

2018-06-12

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Blog Post

10 Years Young

It was early in 2009 – I don’t remember the date exactly. A group of us had gotten together after the previous year’s PASS Summit and started I-380 PASS,...

2018-06-12

3 reads

Blog Post

10 Years Young

It was early in 2009 – I don’t remember the date exactly. A group of us had gotten together after the previous year’s PASS Summit and started I-380 PASS,...

2018-06-12

Blog Post

10 Years Young

It was early in 2009 – I don’t remember the date exactly. A group of us had gotten together after the previous year’s PASS Summit and started I-380 PASS,...

2018-06-12

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Question of the Day

A Lack of Memory Grant Feedback Persistence

SQL Server has added an Intelligent Query Processing feature called Memory Grant Feedback. In SQL Server 2022, this can be persisted across queries to improve the performance of future executions. In SQL Server 2022, when is memory grant feedback not persisted if the plan is evicted from cache? (choose 2)

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