Perfomance Tuning

How to Use AI for SQL Tuning for a Real Automated Process

Automation, Database administation, Perfomance Tuning

The rapid evolution in development from rigidly structured data to responsive, flexible databases...
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SQL Server Transactional Replication Issues

Database administation, Perfomance Tuning, Transaction Log, Troubleshooting Issues

We started talking about SQL Server Transactional Replication issues earlier. Now, we are going to continue with a few more hands-on demos...
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A Simple Use Case for Indexes on Primary Keys

Database administation, Database development, Indexes, Perfomance Tuning, SQL Server • 3 Comments

Introduction Recently we encountered an interesting performance problem on one of our SQL Server databases that process transactions at a...
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MS SQL Server on Linux vs Windows Performance Test to Spot the Difference

Database administation, Perfomance Tuning

Since the release of SQL Server 2017 for Linux, Microsoft has pretty much changed the entire game....
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Query Optimization Techniques in SQL Server: 5 Best Practices to Boost Queries Performance

Database administation, Database development, Perfomance Tuning, Statements

What is query optimization in SQL Server? It’s a big topic. Each technique or problem needs a separate article to cover the bases....
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9 Best Practices for Writing SQL Queries

Database administation, Database development, Perfomance Tuning, Statements

If you are reading this article, most probably, you are already familiar with SQL. You know how to write basic SQL queries. There are many...
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How CTE Can Aid In Writing Complex, Powerful Queries: A Performance Perspective

Database development, Perfomance Tuning, Tables, Work with data

We often see poorly written complex SQL queries running against a table or tables in databases....
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How To Create SQL Trace To Capture SQL Server Events

Database administation, Database development, Events, Perfomance Tuning

Facing an SQL Server performance issue, you need to identify the source of that performance problem fast. Therefore, a tool for tracking...
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3 Nasty I/O Statistics That Lag SQL Query Performance

Database administation, Perfomance Tuning • One Comment

“But it ran fine on our development server!” How many times did I hear it when SQL query performance issues occurred here and there? I...
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Replacing SQL Cursors with Alternatives to Avoid Performance Issues

Database administation, Perfomance Tuning, Troubleshooting Issues

In this article, we’ll look at some alternatives to using SQL cursors which can help...
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