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Aaron Bertrand is live-blogging Wednesday's keynote from the PASS Summit in Seattle, WA. The topic of the keynote is Evolving Microsoft's Data Platform - The Journey to Cloud Continues.
November 5, 2014 | Aaron Bertrand | SQLFamily, Cloud, PASS Summit, PASS 0
Erin Stellato of SQLskills explains another reason she avoids the built-in sp_updatestats procedure: it doesn't consider indexed views.
November 4, 2014 | | Statistics 0
Greg Gonzalez walks through two exciting new features in SQL Sentry v8.2: Adaptive UIs and Fast Query Capture.
Jason Hall starts a series of posts to help you derive additional information by mining performance data from the SQL Sentry database.
Aaron Bertrand reflects on the four years he has served so far as Senior Consultant at SQL Sentry, and looks forward to more great years ahead.
October 25, 2014 | Aaron Bertrand | SQL Sentry, Career 0
Aaron Bertrand repeats "Bad habits" advice from the past about using statement terminators and schema references to avoid debugging troubles.
October 22, 2014 | Aaron Bertrand | T-SQL 0
Lori Edwards gives some advice for those attending the PASS Summit.
October 21, 2014 | Lori Edwards | PASS Summit 1
Paul Randal (@PaulRandal talks about Page Life Expectancy - what it is, why fixed thresholds are meaningless, when it matters, and what you can
October 20, 2014 | | Performance, perfmon 0
There's a new query tuning book in town, this one from McGraw-Hill and written by Benjamin Nevarez. See what Aaron Bertrand thinks of this new title.
October 17, 2014 | | Query Plan Analysis 0
Aaron Bertrand walks through a custom log shipping configuration that will allow you to have the benefits of Availability Group readable...
October 15, 2014 | | System Configuration 0
SQL Sentry's Kevin Kline (@kekline) submits for this month's T-SQL Tuesday, talking about how he is inspired by "the quiet hero."
October 14, 2014 | Kevin Kline | SQL Sentry, T-SQL Tuesday 0
Justin Randall throws his hat into this month's T-SQL Tuesday ring, telling us about three heroes that have helped shape his career.
October 14, 2014 | Justin Randall | SQL Sentry, T-SQL Tuesday 0
Jim Holden walks through configuring the SQL Sentry Performance Advisor Dashboard to display multiple servers, like on a big monitor in your NOC.
October 10, 2014 | Jim Holden | Performance Analysis 1
Aaron Bertrand points out that an often-used connection setting, AttachDBFileName, may be the source of many wasted hours of debugging and troubleshooting.
Paul White demonstrates performance tuning a SQL Server execution plan as a whole, instead of honing in too narrowly on individual...
October 2, 2014 | | Execution Plans, T-SQL 0

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