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Bob Potter shares his view of the daily struggles that database administrators (DBAs) face, and the added pressure due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
March 23, 2020 | Bob Potter | Community, Reflection 0
Aaron Bertrand pushes for improvements to STRING_SPLIT in the next version of SQL Server. See how you can help!
March 20, 2020 | SQLPerformance.com | SQL Server 0
Kevin Kline recaps a webinar with the SQLskills team, where they discussed their top SQL Server troubleshooting horror stories and the lessons learned.
Beth Linker shares how Application Performance Monitoring and Database Performance Monitoring complement each other in the context of incident management.
Paul White explains a few different ways to retrieve distinct values from a table, including some big "it just runs faster" wins in SQL Server 2019.
March 17, 2020 | SQLPerformance.com | T-SQL, SQL Server 2019 0
Nick Harshbarger shares how the SQL Server community provides opportunities for students to develop their skills under the watchful eye of the master.
In Part 3 of his Alert Tuning Tips & Tricks blog series, Patrick Kelley shares the general process for tuning Advisory Conditions.
Continuing his treatment of NULLs in SQL Server, Itzik Ben-Gan covers how SQL Server's implementation of unique constraints differs from the standard, and how you can work around it.
March 11, 2020 | SQLPerformance.com | T-SQL, SQL Server 0
In this webinar recap, Kevin Kline shares the Q&A portion of the SentryOne webinar: Top 5 SQL Server Challenges Automated with PowerShell.
March 11, 2020 | Kevin Kline | Automation, PowerShell 0
John Welch shares a script that can be used to convert MAXDOP to an Advisory Condition for the SentryOne Monitoring Platform.
Dexter Cox shares tips for speeding up your time to resolution when troubleshooting your SentryOne SQL Sentry database monitoring services.
March 9, 2020 | Dexter Cox | SQL Sentry, Monitoring 0
Douglas McDowell shares how a solid DataOps culture helps companies rein in data chaos, monetize data, actualize business, and drive cloud migration.
Jonathan Kehayias starts a new blog series where he tests the impact that a specific plan shape might have on ASYNC_NETWORK_IO waits.
Jason Hall shares three perspectives on interviewing for technical positions, and why they're valuable to the interview process at SentryOne.
March 4, 2020 | Jason Hall | Community, Career 0
Aaron Bertrand starts a series on how he evaluated the default trace and replaced it with a slimmer Extended Events session across all of production.

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