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SQL Window Functions Series: NTILE()

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Unlock the power of SQL's NTILE function with our latest deep-dive article. Learn to segment your data effectively into quantiles for more nuanced analysis, discover common pitfalls and their solutions, and optimize your queries for peak performance.

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2024-02-03 (first published: )

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Creating a Hyperscale Database in Azure Using the Azure Portal

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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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SQL Window Functions Series: LAG() and LEAD()

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Dive deep into the powerful SQL window functions, LAG() and LEAD(). Explore their intricacies, discover real-world examples, and avoid common pitfalls.

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2023-12-11

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Profiler and Server Side Traces

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Profiler is a GUI based tool that runs a SQL Server trace to capture the metrics listed above as well additional data. This data can then be used to determine where your SQL Server performance issues are related to your TSQL code. Running a trace without using Profiler is known as a Server Side Trace. You can create and start the trace using TSQL commands instead of having to use the GUI.

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The Secondary Database Name in an AG

I am setting up a SQL Server 2022 Availability Group and I am ready to restore the database on the secondary. The primary database is named Finance. However, we also use this instance for QA and already have a database named Finance. How do I configure the AG to use a different database as the secondary?

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