[Video] Office Hours 2018/11/21 (With Transcriptions)
This week, Brent, Tara, and Erik discuss update statistics, how soon it is safe to use a new version of SQL Server, VMs vs physical servers, backups, disabling TCP Chimney Offset in VMware, SQL Server on Linux, performance troubleshooting, most valuabl …
How to Grow All Files in a File Group Equally? – TRACE FLAG 1117 – Interview Question of the Week #201
Question: How to Grow All Files in a File Group Equally? Answer: If you are a regular reader of this blog, you would have read my earlier blog post writing about this subject over here: SQL Server 2016 – Introducing AutoGrow and Mixed_P …
SQL SERVER – Huge Size of SSISDB – Catalog Database SSISDB Cleanup Script
In recent past, while doing Comprehensive Database Performance Health Check I encountered an interesting issue. In this blog, I am sharing my knowledge about how to clean up the SSISDB database using the script. Before you try this, make sure you …
Soundex – Experiments with SQLCLR Part 3
Acknowledging fundamental design flaws lead to a more flexible, maintainable phonetic framework
SQL SERVER – Finding User Who Dropped Database Table
Though I mainly focus on SQL Server Performance Tuning as my primary consulting engagement, there are moments when I am asked questions from my regular clients which are not related to SQL Server Performance and they still expect me to answer. I think …
Congratulations to the Scholarship Class of 2019.
To celebrate the holiday season each year, we give back to those who spend the entire year giving back in their own communities. We go looking for data professionals who make a difference, and we try to make a difference in their lives too. This year, …
Feedback of #PASSSummit 2018 for My Performance Tuning Sessions
Earlier this month, I had an opportunity to present on SQL Server Performance Tuning at the largest gathering of the SQL Server Professionals in Seattle. I was fortunate to present a day-long pre-conference training and 75 conference sessions. I was tr …
A Lot of Your SQL Servers Are Unsupported.
I’m almost afraid to look into the SQL ConstantCare® client base to see the answer to this, but let’s put on a pair of rubber gloves and go find out. SQL Server 2016: <1% out of support. I LOVE YOU PEOPLE. However, you’ve had t …
Executing Integration Services Packages in the Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime
n this tip we will explain how you can deploy, execute and schedule SSIS packages in the Azure cloud.
Azure Data Studio Takes SQL Operations Studio to the Next Level
Microsoft seems to be closing the gap between Azure Data Studio and SQL Server Management Studio, making the former a viable alternative for developers and DBAs alike.
SQLBits 2019: Pre-Con – 21 Essential Scripts: Performance Tuning for EVERYONE
If you are going to go to SQLBits 2019, you want to come to my pre-con about 21 Essential Scripts: Performance Tuning for EVERYONE. This pre-con contains best of my material and goes beyond what you conventionally know about any topic. It is no-no …
Going to SQLBits in 2019? Come to my pre-con!
My Favorite Conference I love SQLBits, and not just because it gets me out of the country for a week. It’s about the best conference a training buck can buy. There’s tons of great technical material without a lot of the marketing schtick th …
Installing SQL Server 2019 CTP 2.0
Greg Larsen offers detailed instructions on how to install SQL Server 2019 CTP 2.0.
T-SQL Decommenter Part III
Detailed explanation of the recursive section of the T-SQL Decommenter.
Luxembourg SQL User Group – The Reality of Migrating to SQL Azure
The next meeting is Nov 22, 2018.