SQL SERVER – SUSPENDED Sessions Waiting on PAGELATCH_UP and PAGELATCH_SH – Solution
Today, I have interesting experience while working with a client on Comprehensive Database Performance Health Check. I was working with Sr. DBA on optimizing their SQL Server. While working on it, we realized there was an issue with how their file conf …
Data breach notifications don’t need to be scary
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Collect SQL Server Index Usage Information for all Instances with PowerShell
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Things to Think About When Your Databases Grow Quickly
In SQL ConstantCare®, we’re adding a notification for when your data size grows >10% in a single week. When this happens, you want to stop for a second to ask yourself a few questions: Did someone just create a backup table? Folks often do …
Query Store Best Practices
I’m a huge fan of Query Store, which regular readers may know, but there’s a need to write a bit more about Query Store best practices. This isn’t a “you must use this feature” post, this is a “here is what you …
SQL SERVER – Getting Started with DBCC FLUSHAUTHCACHE on SQL Azure
First thing first – the command DBCC FLUSHAUTHCACHE only is supported on SQL Azure. If you are going to write a comment that this does not work on the on-premises SQL Server, I totally agree as this command is only available on SQL Azure. Now tha …
SQL Clone on your Laptop
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All flash vs adaptive flash storage – which is right for my organisation?
In the last few years, flash storage technology has made significant strides towards becoming a widely accessible mainstream option for IT administrators from companies of all sizes. Once considered an expensive niche option limited to elite-performanc …
Displaying the Object Explorer Details Pane in SQL Server Management Studio
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Brace Yourself for These 9 Database Horror Stories
Last week, I asked for your worst database horror stories. Hoowee, did you deliver. Make yourself a nice cup of cocoa, gather around the campfire, and listen up for these terrible tales. Illustrations courtesy of Swear Trek (not safe for work.) The mis …
SQL Saturday Prague 2019 – Pre-Con: 21 Essential Scripts: Performance Tuning for EVERYONE
I will be visiting SQL Saturday Prague 2019 and will be presenting my most popular pre-conference on September 20, 2019, at 9:00. The topic of the pre-conference is 21 Essential Scripts: Performance Tuning for EVERYONE.If you are in Europe and have nev …
Exporting Stored Procedure Results to a Table
BlitzWho, oh how I love thee! This stored procedure is, by far, my favorite way of figuring out who is doing what on my servers (so that I can ask why). I recently needed a little bit more out of it, though. I was working with a vendor who …
Free Webinar: The State of SQL Server Monitoring 2019
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Database provisioning and containers – can you help?
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What are the Different Types of SQL Server CHECKPOINT? – Interview Question of the Week #230
Question: What are the Different Types of SQL Server CHECKPOINT?Answer: There are four different kinds of checkpoints in SQL Server.CHECKPOINT is the process where the SQL Server engine takes the in-memory dirty pages (the pages which are modified from …