Category: Plan Explorer
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SQL Server MVPs Aaron Bertrand and Kevin Kline continue their series on query tuning best practices. Kevin starts by talking about what you should include in test harnesses for testing your SQL code and how to i...
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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 spends a little time on how to approach your ...
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Paul Randal of SQLskills shows how to analyze what's using space in tempdb, and provides an overview of how to use SQL Sentry Plan Explorer in the investigation. Immerse yourself in SQL Server with the SQLskills...
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Aaron Bertrand discusses one of his favorite topics, comma-delimited parameters. He shows the different ways you can split strings and which ways are the best.
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Kevin Kline goes over implicit conversions in SQL Server. He discusses what an implicit conversion is, traps that people fall into with implicit conversions and gives a demo on avoiding implicit conversions. ...
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Aaron Bertrand goes over the differences between SP_EXECUTESQL and EXEC(...). He also provides a demo to show why he likes one more than the other.
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SQL Server MVPs Aaron Bertrand and Kevin Kline continue talking about query tuning best practices. In this video, they continue to discuss more patterns and anti-patterns. Aaron starts out by going over why you ...
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Kevin goes over how to do basic query tuning. Then he dives into 3 real world query tuning examples that are taken from Answers.SQLPerformance.com. The examples are SSMS vs. Plan Explorer, Massive MERGE, and the Case of the Log Shipping Mystery.
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SQL Server MVPs Aaron Bertrand and Kevin Kline conclude their series on query tuning best practices. In this webinar, they cover four different topics, in regard to patterns and anti-patterns, which they see al...
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In this Quick Tip, Aaron Bertrand and Kevin Kline discuss queries that use IN(…) vs. queries that use OR. They use a demo to show how the two types of queries are interchangeable and how they both optimize to the exact same plan.
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SQL Server MVPs Aaron Bertrand and Kevin Kline continue their series on query tuning best practices. They discuss how to build a Transact-SQL test harness to provide stability and predictability to your code. Th...
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In this video, renowned query tuning expert and Microsoft Data Platform MVP Aaron Bertrand looks at the brand new release of SQL Sentry Plan Explorer, the industry's most popular free query tuning tool.