Lately, I have been doing a lot of work troubleshooting certain behaviors in SQL Server for workloads that are, to put it simply, designed horribly.
Microsoft has made a lot of changes to their servicing model for SQL Server over the years, specifically moving more towards Cumulative Updates and away
Last week a new whitepaper titled SQL Server Performance Tuning Using Wait Statistics: A Beginners Guide was made available through SimpleTalk. This paper is a
My most recent article on SQLPerformance.com was published today, and begins a series on Service Broker use cases. While Service Broker doesn’t have the sexy
Last week someone sent Kimberly an email asking what the read_microsec column in the sys.dm_os_buffer_descriptors DMV in SQL Server 2012 showed. The email was passed
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