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Getting Started With Execution Plans

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In this video, Scott Fallen shares tips on how to get started with execution plans. He discusses what an execution plan is and why they are important. He also walks through a couple of sample plans.

Unwanted Recompiles

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In this video, Kevin Kline discusses why unwanted recompiles can hurt the performance of your SQL Server. He starts out by explaining why SQL Server keeps compiled code in the cache. Then he moves into the reasons why SQL Server will need to run a recompile on your code.

Transitive Property of Indexes

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In this video, Kevin Kline discusses the transitive property of indexes. He starts out by discussing how the transitive property works in algebra. Then he shares how the transitive property in algebra can be applied to Microsoft SQL Server.

End-To-End Troubleshooting on Microsoft SQL Server

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In this video, SQL Server MVP Kevin Kline discusses how to go about troubleshooting and performance tuning your Microsoft SQL Server without any paid professional tools. He goes through his methodology for troubleshooting, which he has learned over the course of many years of trial and error.

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Power Suite Overview

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The SQL Sentry Power Suite provides a complete performance monitoring and optimization solution for Microsoft SQL Server by combining both Performance Advisor for SQL Server and Event Manager. Learn more: ...

Performance Advisor Dashboard

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SQL Sentry's Performance Advisor dashboard not only gives you real time performance details on your server, but easily provides long term trending as well as flexible point in time details for all of your SQL Se...

SQL Server Query Tuning Best Practices – Part 1

Added by 1 year ago

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SQL Server MVPs Aaron Bertrand and Kevin Kline begin their series on query tuning best practices. They go over some tips and tricks for writing queries. First, Kevin goes over query tuning methodology and what i...

Top 10 Administrative Mistakes on SQL Server

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SQL Server MVP Kevin Kline discusses the top 10 administrative mistakes that DBAs make on Microsoft SQL Server. He discusses how most of the mistakes are due to process and business issues instead of issues with technology.