sqldf in R Example for SQL Server
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Partitioned Tables Cause Longer Plan Compilation Times
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Customizing Database Deployments using Flyway Callbacks and Placeholders
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Free Webcast: Planning a SQL Server to Azure Migration in 2021
You manage database servers for your company, and they’re thinking about migrating everything to Microsoft Azure. You’ve searched the web for information and advice, but everything you’re finding is outdated. You just want a list of t …
Ten tips for building a collaborative DevOps culture
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Query Optimizer Suggests Wrong Index and Query Plan — Why?
As I was preparing my presentation for the C# Corner SQL Server Virtual Conference, I came across (accidentally) a query plan that was unexpected. This plan had a suggested index that unfortunately supported that very unusual query plan. This article i …
Comparing and Syncing Data using SQL Data Compare Command Line
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Learning SQL Server
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Jonathan’s ten year anniversary!
Ten years ago today we announced that we were hiring our first employee: Jonathan Kehayias. It was a big risk for Kimberly and I, as rather than partnering with other consultants, we suddenly became responsible for another full-time salary, no matter h …
New SQL ConstantCare® Feature: One Serious Query to Tune
Our monitoring tool, SQL ConstantCare®, is different. Some monitoring tools send you a whole bunch of emails for every little thing that’s happening on every one of your server – and having you end up just creating an Outlook rule to du …
Minimal Downtime Storage Migration of Large Databases
The Problem The performance and stability of the storage layer is extremely critical for large databases, especially when the data size has grown to terabytes. When there is a shared storage among multiple servers, the storage layer can be up …
Bitten by SSD Bit Rot
Back in 2012, I wrote a post titled Looking at External Disk Performance using USB 3.0 and eSATA with SSD, where I tested a number of external drive caddy’s with SSD’s that I had replaced and just had sitting around. Ultimately I started to …
A data transformation problem in SQL and Scala: Dovetailing declarative solutions
Part I: Problem Space, SQL Server Simulation and Analysis This article covers an interesting approach to a software problem. The software to be built must transform data in an operating system file. Would it make sense to include SQL Server in the deve …
SQL Server authentication methods, logins, and database users
Setting up and managing SQL Server security is an important part of building and maintaining your SQL Server environment. SQL Server security is a vast topic that cannot be covered in a single article. This article starts with a few foundation topics o …
Updated First Responder Kit and Consultant Toolkit for February 2021
Along with the usual bug fixes & improvements, this month’s release includes a brand new sp_BlitzAnalysis script from Adrian Buckman. It’s for folks who have an Agent job to log sp_BlitzFirst to tables every 15 minutes, saving wait stat …