SQL SERVER – JSON Support for Transmitting Data for SQL Server 2016 – Notes from the Field #114

[Note from Pinal]: In this episode of the Notes from the Field series database expert Kathi Kellenberger explains about JSON Support for Transmitting Data for SQL Server 2016. Kathi is an amazing instructor, she was the SQL author I have read in my early career. The reason, I love SQL Server because her writing has instigated love for this technology in me. Today she brings a relatively interesting topic for database experts. Read the experience of SQL SERVER – JSON from Kathi in her own words.

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SQL SERVER – SSIS – Get Started with the For Loop Container – Notes from the Field #113

[Notes from Pinal]: SSIS is very well explored subject, however, there are so many interesting elements when we read, we learn something new. A similar concept has been Get Started with the For Loop Container.

Linchpin People are database coaches and wellness experts for a data driven world. In this 113th episode of the Notes from the Fields series database expert Tim Mitchell (partner at Linchpin People) shares very interesting conversation related to how to get started with the FOR LOOP Container.

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SQL SERVER – Fixing Annoying Network Binding Order Error – Notes from the Field #112

[Note from Pinal]: In this episode of the Notes from the Field series database expert Ryan Adams explains a very critical error user receive when binding network error. Ryan is one guy who spends more time with real world issues with SQL Server than anything else. He has mastered the art of resolving complex errors and document them so easily that one can’t find anywhere else. In this blog post Ryan addresses a very interesting error related to binding network error. Read the experience of Ryan in her own words.

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SQL SERVER – Live Query Statistics in 2016 … and More! – Notes from the Field #111

[Note from Pinal]: In this episode of the Notes from the Field series database expert Mike Lawell explains about Live Query Statistics in SQL Server 2016. Statistics are heart of SQL Server. They play a very powerful role when SQL Server Engine needs help to build a new execution plan for a query. In earlier version of SQL Server we had the only privilege to see statistics after the query is executed. However, with the advancement of SQL Server 2016, the scenario has been changed. Here is a very interesting new feature of SQL Server 2016 which can help every performance tuning expert. Read the experience of Mike in his own words.

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SQL SERVER – Are You Suffering from Unknown SSAS Performance Challenges? – Notes from the Field #109

[Note from Pinal]: This is a new episode of Notes from the Field series. We build our business application with zeal and enthusiasm. We believe it will do well for many years but it is not the case always. After a while performance started to go down and everything is not…
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SQL SERVER – How To Improve Performance by Offloading Backups to a Secondary Replica – Notes from the Field #108

[Notes from Pinal]: If we get one server, we want two servers, and if we get two servers, we want four servers. If we know we are going to get only two servers, we try our best to get maximum out of our available server. Maximum utilization of resources is always our primary goal. In this blog post we are going to talk about almost the same story where we try to get maximum out of our servers. Let us assume that we have two servers, how do we get maximum performance from them. Well, our generic answer would be that we will keep the most important task on our primary server and move all the not so important task on secondary server. This is common sense and essential too. This is when I reached out to Eduardo and asked him what can we do to make our primary server faster by offloading backups to secondary replica.

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