Kent Mitchell

Kent Mitchell provides Microsoft SQL DBA and Development solutions. Kent has experience across telecom, healthcare, call-center data, localization/globalization, and software development industries and holds MCSE, MCDBA, CISSP, and Regis University Oracle DBA certifications.

Articles by Kent Mitchell
Leverage Clustered Indexes to Avoid Bookmark Lookups 4
Here's a technique that you can use to improve the performance of queries that run slow because of bookmark lookups.
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Apr 15, 2014
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Save Thousands in Licensing Costs for SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition is a great way to save thousands on licensing—and save yourself some serious headaches when deploying SQL Server AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups....More
Apr 8, 2014
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NoSQL: Eventual Consistency Yields Major Flaws

While I believe that NoSQL can have some places where it legitimately makes sense, I also believe that NoSQL is also the patently wrong choice for a number of different types of applications or use cases....More
Apr 1, 2014
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SQL Server 2014 Now Available—No Joke

Initial word on the street is that SQL Server 2014 has been very stable so far—which is probably why it went to release so quickly and bypassed what would typically have been another pre-release....More
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