Diwali or Deepavali is popularly known as the festival of lights. It literally means “array of light” or “row of lamps“. Today we build a small clay maps and fill it with oil and light it up. The significance of lighting the lamp is the triumph of good over evil. I work every single day in a year but today I am spending my time with family and little one. I make sure that my daughter is aware of our culture and she learns to celebrate the festival with the same passion and values which I have.
Every year on this day, I do not write a long blog post but rather write a small post with various SQL Tips and Tricks. After reading them you should quickly get back to your friends and family – it is the most important festival day.
Here are a few tips and tricks:
- Take regular full backup of your database
- Avoid cursors if they can be replaced by set based process
- Keep your index maintenance script handy and execute them at intervals
- Consider Solid State Drive (SDD) for crucial database and tempdb placement
- Update statistics for OLTP transactions at intervals
I guess that’s it for today. If you still have more time to learn. Here are few things you should consider.
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Well, I am sure that will keep you busy for the rest of the day!
Happy Diwali to All of You!
Reference: Pinal Dave (http://blog.SQLAuthority.com)