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Paul White explains minimal logging for inserts into b-tree indexes using Fast Load Context, and why it might not always work as expected.
Erin Stellato discusses the performance impact of a predominately adhoc workload in SQL Server.
Paul White explains in detail the factors SQL Server considers when enabling minimal logging for inserts into an empty clustered table.
Itzik Ben-Gan resumes his blog series on T-SQL bugs, pitfalls, and best practices, treating an issue with correlated column references in subqueries.
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