Database Recovery

Understand why it is important to review Estimated Execution Plan for SQL Queries

In this article we look at the need for reviews estimated execution plan for SQL Queries We often make plans regarding something, in advance, and these are usually based on estimates. While making these plans, we believe that we have taken all possible factors into consideration, but often things do not turn out as per plan. This happens mainly because most of the plans are not full proof, no matter how hard we think or try; we do miss out on a few crucial details in the plan, or are...

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SQL Server 2016 is miles ahead of its 2012 iteration – What’s New

In this article we give a detailed look at some of the distinctive features introduced in SQL Server 2016 With the launch of the SQL Server 2016 edition, Microsoft has given its users a reason to cheer. Expectedly, the 2016 edition is way more advanced than the previous editions, especially the 2012 edition. The 2016 comes loaded with real time insights along with new security innovations, delivers unequaled in-memory performance, advanced analytics and a lot more. Read on to know more about...

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Scaling options available for SQL Server – choosing the right one for you

In this article we discuss several options for scaling up a SQL Server implementation The most common problem that arises while working on SQL Server is the storage problem. Often due to lack of space, the operations become slow leading to reduced efficiency. But scaling up your SQL Server is not a very difficult task, and it can be done in more ways than just enhancing your existing hardware. Scaling options available for SQL Server include ‘Scaling up’ and / or ‘Scaling out’...

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