SQL Authority News – Free Performance Tuning Videos

SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization is how I earn my bread at home. Lots of people often ask if I will be happy to teach them my SQL Server Performance tuning tricks and my answer is very simple – of course. I am always willing to help people learn about SQL Server Performance Tuning if they are willing to learn about the subject. I have created some Free Performance Tuning Videos.

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How to Create an Empty Table and Fool Optimizer to Believe It Contains Data? – Interview Question of the Week #204

Question: How to Create an Empty Table and Fool Optimizer to Believe It Contains Data?

Answer: Before I answer this question, I must acknowledge that I have never heard this question in my 20 years career before and I must ask you back, where do you come up with these kinds of questions.

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Detect and Diagnose SQL Server Performance Issues with Spotlight Cloud

The number one challenge for any DBA with their SQL Server is the performance. Every user wants their applications to run faster. When DBAs and Developers start building an application, it usually runs faster as there is no real workload running over it. Often DBAs and Developers do stress testing with the third party tools or by simulating the workload. However, honestly, when an application goes live, the entire scenario is very much different. It is near impossible to predict the usage pattern and workload distribution in any application once it starts to grow. Today we will discuss how we can detect and diagnose SQL Server Performance Issues with Spotlight Cloud. 

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