Analysis Services is a valuable business intelligence (BI) tool, but when queries become complex, Analysis Services can bog down. Get your queries running efficiently by using these techniques for proper cube partitioning.
Manually customizing replication agent job steps speeds up snapshot replication, but it's impractical for a large-scale environment. Learn how to automate this customization in the last article of a three-part series.
Trying to copy large databases from one server to multiple remote servers can throw your snapshot replication into low gear. But you can rev up the process by manually customizing the replication's steps.
Microsoft seems to be bent on marginalizing SQL Server Standard Edition—both in the sense of the artificial constraints placed upon how much memory it can use, and in terms of what seems to be a shift in focus on the role of Standard Edition from Microsoft....More