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This blog post applies to SQL Server 2012 CTP3 (11.0.1440). SQL Server 2012 introduces the “indirect checkpoints” feature. At a high level, it allows you to
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This post covers examples from Denali SQL Server 2012 CTP3, version 11.0.1440. In my last post I hinted towards some interesting findings regarding parallelism and
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