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Building Bridges in Telford with SQLBits

Building Bridges in Telford with SQLBits

Join John and the SentryOne team at SQLBits in Telford this April. With several top speakers and a myriad of sessions, SentryOne will be attending once more.

Resolving Key Lookup Deadlocks with Plan Explorer

Resolving Key Lookup Deadlocks with Plan Explorer

Greg Gonzalez (@SQLsensei) uses Plan Explorer to walk through troubleshooting a very common type of deadlock : updates conflicting with key lookups.

Glenn Berry : Choosing a Processor for SQL Server 2016 Standard Edition

Glenn Berry : Choosing a Processor for SQL Server 2016 Standard Edition

Glenn Berry (@GlennAlanBerry) explains why you need to be very careful about your physical processor choice when configuring servers to run SQL Server 2016 Standard Edition.

Performance Myths : Clustered vs. Non-Clustered Indexes

Performance Myths : Clustered vs. Non-Clustered Indexes

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) kicks off his "Performance Myths" series, showing a "redundant" non-clustered index outperforming the clustered index with the same key.

My First PowerShell : A Simple Story with Dramatic Flair

My First PowerShell : A Simple Story with Dramatic Flair

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) walks through and discusses lessons learned from her first PowerShell script, which restarts a range of remote computers.

What’s Up in the SentryOne Cloud

What’s Up in the SentryOne Cloud

Find out what new features have been released for the SentryOne Cloud, including a new Performance Dashboard!

Creating Advisory Conditions in SentryOne

Creating Advisory Conditions in SentryOne

Lori Edwards shows how easy it is to create Advisory Conditions in SentryOne, even if it's your first time.

A new series on performance-related SQL Server myths

A new series on performance-related SQL Server myths

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) begins a new series aimed at debunking common myths about SQL Server performance.

Visual Studio : Resolving the LoadGeneratorLocationError

Visual Studio : Resolving the LoadGeneratorLocationError

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) walks through a workaround for the LoadGeneratorLocationError logged in locally executed Visual Studio Load Tests.

Presenting at Battle of the Beards

Presenting at Battle of the Beards

Join John Martin and other great speakers presenting a range of technology sessions at Battle of the Beards in Cardiff on the 29th of March.

Event Log Management Tools in SentryOne

Event Log Management Tools in SentryOne

Melissa Connors (MelikaNoKaOi) walks through some key features of the event log management tools in SentryOne for Windows Event Logs as well as SQL Server.

Books Online Consolidation

Books Online Consolidation

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) explains the ups and downs of a cohesive, consolidated, version-agnostic Books Online for SQL Server.

The Architecture of Azure Data Platform Applications

The Architecture of Azure Data Platform Applications

Kevin Kline and Ben Lezin hold a short Q & A with Gavin Payne and Mike Wood about Azure architecture and improvements.

Erin Stellato : Using DBCC CLONEDATABASE and Query Store for Testing

Erin Stellato : Using DBCC CLONEDATABASE and Query Store for Testing

Erin Stellato demonstrates how to use the new DBCC CLONEDATABASE feature, in combination with Query Store, to test index and query changes.

The Relativity of Server Health

The Relativity of Server Health

Maintaining a good server health status is critical to your SQL estate performance. Jason Hall discusses why 'healthy' is not a relative measurement.

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