Mike Hayner, chief technical officer at Pacific Northwest Software, has been in the industry for 19 years. He specializes in high performance, large scale applications with a data layer using Microsoft SQL Server.
SQL Server uses statistics to determine the type of execution plan it’ll use for a query, so it’s a good idea to make sure the statistics are being accurately calculated. A stored procedure makes it easy to do so.
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Throughout this series of posts I’ve taken a somewhat pessimistic view of how SQL Server Agent jobs are managed within most organizations – meaning that most of the code and examples I’ve provided up until this point were based on assumptions about how CHANGE to jobs is managed. That pessimism, to date, has come in two forms:...More
In this series of posts I’ve called out some of the concerns related to SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups and their interaction with SQL Server Agent jobs – both in the form of Batch Jobs (see post #3) and backups....More
When I initially decided to write about AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, I knew I’d have a bunch of different posts on a variety of different topics. To that end, I initially planned on this series of posts being comprised of 3 main parts:...More