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SQL Server Query Tuning Best Practices – Part 1

Added by 5 years 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 spends a little time on how to approach your ...

SQL Server Query Tuning Best Practices – Part 2

Added by 5 years ago

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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...

Specifying the Schema

Added by 4 years ago

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Aaron Bertrand and Kevin Kline discuss some of the advantages for specifying the schema when creating, altering and referencing objects. They discuss how specifying a schema can affect performance and how important it is for security. They also use demos to illustrate the importance.

The Dreaded SP_ Prefix

Added by 4 years ago

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Aaron Bertrand explains what the SP_ prefix is and discusses the performance issues with using it when you call a stored procedure. He also mentions a blog post he wrote about the SP_ prefix, which can be found at SQLPerformance.com/sp_prefix.

Set Up Alerts

Added by 2 years ago

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This video is part of the Getting Started Series found on the SQL Sentry client software start page. These videos are intented to give you a basic understanding of some of the features of the product. This video will ...

SQL Server Deadlocks

Added by 6 years ago

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SQL Sentry Performance Advisor provides a graphical display of all deadlock types, synchronized with an innovative grid-based display to provide the most complete picture of SQL Server deadlocks available.

The “Kitchen Sink” Procedure

Added by 4 years ago

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Aaron Bertrand discusses the issues of using the “Kitchen Sink” procedure, which is a stored procedure with massive dynamic search parameters. He shows examples of why the procedure is bad and ways to work around it.

Users and Groups

Added by 2 years ago

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This video is part of the Getting Started Series found on the SQL Sentry client software start page. These videos are intented to give you a basic understanding of some of the features of the product. This video will ...

Performance Advisor Dashboard

Added by 6 years ago

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

To MERGE or not to MERGE

Added by 4 years ago

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Aaron Bertrand discusses the issues of using the MERGE statement. He also gives a few ways to avoid using it.

Comma Delimited Parameters

Added by 4 years ago

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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.

Run Reports

Added by 2 years ago

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This video is part of the Getting Started Series found on the SQL Sentry client software start page. These videos are intented to give you a basic understanding of some of the features of the product. This video will ...

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