Mike Hayner

Mike
Hayner

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.

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Check SQL Server's Statistics Periodically to Prevent Performance Problems 5
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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Oct 22, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 11: A Fork in the Road

A quick overview of the pros and cons of dynamic detection at job execution time or the option of dynamically enabling/disabling jobs....More
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Oct 9, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 10: Dynamic Detection Gotcha #3

You can interject a SQL Server Job Step into your Jobs and have this new/injected Job Step do some checking for you. Here's a look at everything that’s involved in such an approach....More
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Oct 7, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 9: Dynamic Detection Gotcha #2 3

Given that a USE statement is parsed before code is actually run, there are a few options that could be used as a around when it comes to detecting whether or not code should be run....More
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