[Video] Office Hours in Bulgaria

I went through your top-voted questions from https://pollgab.com/room/brento while in front of the National Gallery for Foreign Art in Sofia.


Here’s what we covered:

00:00 Start 03:12 MyTeaGotCold: If all of my columns are nvarchar, is there a performance benefit to always wrapping strings in N”? My tests have been inconclusive. 03:50 SadButTrue: Hey Brent, most of our Azure SQL DBs have top wait stats related to parallelism (CX***) and performance is not great. As we cannot modify the cost threshold for parallelism in Azure SQL, what other techniques can we use to reduce the