Erin Stellato lists out all of the enhancements to statistics in SQL Server over the years, from SQL Server 7.0 all the way through to SQL Server 2017.
Paul White discusses the pros and cons of maintaining three-character substrings (trigrams) to speed up wildcard searches. Continue reading…
Glenn Berry talks about some upcoming AMD processors, which he says may change the server processor landscape.
Andy Mallon (@AMtwo) walks through identifying and fixing a serious performance issue with a multi-statement table-valued function in Dynamics CRM.
Paul White (@SQL_Kiwi) whips out the debugger while showing how SQL Server derives estimates when combining multiple, single-column statistics.
Glenn Berry of SQLskills walks through the next iteration of Intel Xeon processors, and how they suit SQL Server 2017.
Michael Swart (@MJSwart) shows how to investigate and fix database connection leaks, an application issue that can lead to connection timeouts.
Erin Stellato (@erinstellato) takes a thorough look at the way DML statements might benefit from In-Memory OLTP, especially with natively compiled stored procedures.
Tim Radney of SQLskills walks through multiple automation methods you can use to manage and maintain your Azure SQL Databases.
Jonathan Kehayias of SQLskills discusses SQL Server on VMware, and how to monitor CPU performance – with or without access to vCenter.
Paul Randal (@PaulRandal) explains how the SQLskills Wait Types Library uses anonymous data from SentryOne to indicate whether a wait type is commonly experienced.