What Do the LCK_M_SCH_M and LCK_M_IS Wait Types Indicate?
You’re investigating your SQL Server’s top wait stats, and you’re noticing a lot of LCK% waits. Normally, that indicates blocking and deadlocks, but you’re just not getting complaints from your end users, and you’re wonder …
How to create a table using SQL Server Management Studio
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ICYMI: Dealing with Database Data and Metadata in Flyway Developments
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The Curious Case of… eager writing and minimally-logged operations
(The Curious Case of… used to be part of our bi-weekly newsletter but we decided to make it a regular blog post instead so it can sometimes be more frequent. It covers something interesting one of us encountered when working …
Updated First Responder Kit and Consultant Toolkit for April 2022
Wow, talk about stable! The last 3 months have only introduced a series of small bug fixes. I held this release back as long as I could, waiting to see if anything major might get added or if we might get a SQL Server 2022 CTP, but no dice. If there wa …
Compressed Backup and Performance – SQL in Sixty Seconds #196
During Comprehensive Database Performance Health Check, I was recently asked if I have a handy script that can help us take compressed backup and uncompressed backup. I have blogged about this here: SQL SERVER – Sample Script for Compressed and Uncompr …
Oracle subquery caching and subquery pushing
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Power BI vs SSRS
Introduction Power BI vs SSRS. Which one is better? That is the question. SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and Power BI are both reporting tools from Microsoft. SSRS comes with SQL Server. You can develop reports in Visual Studio using the SSRS ext …
Flyway Branching Walkthrough
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SSIS Environment Design Patterns
In SQL Server 2012, Microsoft introduced a new deployment model in SSIS called the project deployment model. This new model has many benefits in terms of managing SSIS project deployments, executions, and configurations. Every new version of SQL Server …
Registration is now open for Summit 2022
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Mental Health and Wellness Day 2022
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Ordering a result set in SQL Server
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[Video] Office Hours Speed Round: SQL Server Q&A
You posted questions at https://pollgab.com/room/brento and I picked the fastest ones to answer: Here’s what we covered: 00:00 Introductions 00:16 Disgruntled App Developer: Hi Brent a friend was recently reprimanded for running a trace in produc …
SSRS in Visual Studio
Where are the SSRS Projects in Visual Studio? Where is SSRS in Visual Studio 2019? Traditionally, you need to install the SSDT and check SSRS to have it installed. However, things have changed in SSRS over the years. This article explains how to i …