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Tim Radney talks about how to decide whether a move to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance makes sense and, if so, which tier.
Kevin Kline recaps his recent webinar on an Introduction to SQL Server Internals & Architecture and shares answers to attendees' technical questions.
February 25, 2020 | Kevin Kline | SQL Server, Webinar 0
Matt Whitfield offers a refresher on the logical implications of INNER, OUTER, and CROSS JOINs and how they are related.
February 24, 2020 | Matt Whitfield | DevOps, Engineering 2
Adrian Hills explains that in the SQL Server database development world, the instinct to not repeat yourself could bite you if you're not careful.
February 20, 2020 | Adrian Hills | SQL Server, Engineering 0
John Welch shares a script for checking MAXDOP, a SQL Server setting that controls how many processors may be used for parallel plan execution.
February 18, 2020 | John Welch | Performance, T-SQL, SQL Server 0
In his blog, Jared Clark walks through step-by-step instructions for setting up SentryOne Document snapshots in an Azure Release Pipeline.
February 17, 2020 | Jared Clark | Azure, DevOps, Documentation 0
In a new blog, Brooke Philpott discusses how the SQL Server trace collection engine evolved over time and what the future holds.
February 13, 2020 | Brooke Philpott | SQL Server, Trace 0
Itzik Ben-Gan discusses missing T-SQL features like the DISTINCT FROM predicate, the NULL treatment clause, and controlling how NULLs are ordered.
February 12, 2020 | SQLPerformance.com | T-SQL, SQL Server 0
Tyler Lynch introduces the new SentryOne Document Essentials and SentryOne Document Standard, giving you more choices for automating database documentation
Suril Jasani introduces the SentryOne Portal, a web-based UI that provides a new way to interact with your SQL Sentry performance data.
Find out where Andy Yun will be presenting at a live event in February 2020!
February 7, 2020 | Andy Yun | SQLSaturday, Events, PASS 0
Patrick Kelley covers common use cases and tips he typically shares with customers during alert tuning sessions for SQL Server.
February 5, 2020 | Patrick Kelley | Alerting, Tips and Tricks 0
Steve Wright shares the SentryOne formula—a balance of accuracy and simplicity—for calculating the ROI of SQL Server Monitoring.
February 4, 2020 | Steven Wright | SQL Server, Monitoring 0
Aaron Bertrand continues his series on large table compression with results from row and page compression, and a process involving scheduler manipulation.
February 3, 2020 | SQLPerformance.com | SQL Server, ColumnStore 0
Lori Edwards shares how SentryOne SQL Sentry allows you to still be alerted when something in your replicated environment isn't working as planned.
January 30, 2020 | Lori Edwards | SQL Sentry, Monitoring 1

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