Aaron Bertrand

Aaron (@AaronBertrand) is a Data Platform MVP with industry experience dating back to Classic ASP and SQL Server 6.5. He is editor-in-chief of the performance-related blog, SQLPerformance.com, and serves as a community moderator for the Database Administrators Stack Exchange. Aaron's blog focuses on T-SQL bad habits and best practices, as well as coverage of updates and new features in Plan Explorer, SentryOne, and SQL Server.

Articles by Aaron Bertrand

Aaron Bertrand talks about the top 10 wait types we see among SentryOne customers, and what to do when you're experiencing one of them on your own system.
Today Microsoft announced the first public preview of SQL Server 2019. I've got some exclusive details over at MSSQLTips.com.
September 24, 2018 | Aaron Bertrand | SQL Server, SQL Server 2019 0
Aaron Bertrand describes the process of migrating nearly 5,000 posts from the SQLPerformance.com Q&A site on AnswerHub to its new read-only home on WordPress.
September 10, 2018 | Aaron Bertrand | SentryOne 0
Product Manager Aaron Bertrand details the four fixes included in the latest release of SentryOne Plan Explorer (18.4.5).
August 27, 2018 | Aaron Bertrand | Plan Explorer, SentryOne 0
Product Manager Aaron Bertrand gives a brief walk-through of the new deadlock visualization options in Plan Explorer and SQL Sentry.
Product Manager Aaron Bertrand explains the fixes and enhancements in the latest release of SentryOne Plan Explorer (18.4.2).
July 16, 2018 | Aaron Bertrand | Plan Explorer, SentryOne 2
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, Aaron Bertrand talks about his methods for metadata discovery in new versions of SQL Server.
July 10, 2018 | Aaron Bertrand | T-SQL, T-SQL Tuesday 0
The latest build of SentryOne Plan Explorer - 18.4.0 - is now available. Get a little insight behind the release notes from Product Manager, Aaron Bertrand.
June 6, 2018 | Aaron Bertrand | Plan Explorer, SentryOne 0
Aaron Bertrand gives some scattered thoughts about how he has contributed to the SQL Server community throughout his career.
Aaron Bertrand breathes some new life into his long-running SQL Server series on bad habits and best practices. The latest installment discusses the various impacts of choosing GUIDs over numeric types for keys.
February 28, 2018 | Aaron Bertrand | Bad Habits, T-SQL, Best Practices 8
Aaron Bertrand announces the second recipient of his Community Influencer of the Year award.
December 22, 2017 | Aaron Bertrand | Community 0
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, Aaron Bertrand talks about a few of the difference makers in his career, before he actually started his career.
November 14, 2017 | Aaron Bertrand | Community, T-SQL Tuesday, Career 0
This week I've been at #SQLintersection in Las Vegas. Here are the slide decks and sample code from my three sessions, as well as a bit of a recap.
November 3, 2017 | Aaron Bertrand | SQLintersection 0
Product Manager for Plan Explorer, Aaron Bertrand, describes some of the enhancements in the October 2017 release of Plan Explorer.
October 27, 2017 | Aaron Bertrand | Plan Explorer 2
Aaron Bertrand shares his slides and samples from the dataMinds Connect conference this week in Ghent, Belgium.
October 3, 2017 | Aaron Bertrand | Community 0

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