Prakash Sundaresan

Prakash
Sundaresan

Prakash Sundaresan is a program manager with Microsoft's SQL Server Development Customer Advisory Team.

Articles
Memory Matters 2
Memory pressure can be a drain on your system’s resources. Microsoft’s SQL Server Customer Advisory Team shows you how to find and resolve memory pressure--before you decide you need more memory.
64-Bit Vs. 32-Bit Memory Management 1
Learn about memory-utilization differences between 64-bit and 32-bit SQL Server.
Optimizing Parameterization for Query Plan Reuse
Learn some reasons why your SQL Server might not be effectively reusing query plans.
Minding Memory 1
Understanding how SQL Server uses memory is an essential step in performance tuning. Members of Microsoft’s SQL Server Development Customer Advisory Team show you how they find information about SQL Server’s memory utilization.

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May 18, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 24: Synchronizing SSIS Packages

In my previous post I covered options for adding “If-checks” into SSIS Packages – or SQL Server Maintenance Plans (which are, effectively, specialized SSIS packages). Once you’ve tackled that process, you’ll need to tackle something else when it comes to managing SSIS packages in conjunction with AlwaysOn Availability Groups. Or, more specifically, you’ll actually need to tackle two tasks....More
May 13, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 23: Maintenance Plan Backups and SSIS Packages

In my last post, we took a look at some of the details involved in actually implementing backups against databases being hosted in AlwaysOn Availability Groups. In addition to providing a high-level overview of how sys.fn_hadr_backup_is_preferred_replica() works, I also mentioned that integrating it into backups managed by SQL Server Maintenance Plans isn’t as easy as what you’ll run into with other types of backups....More
Apr 28, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 22: Executing Backups

Ultimately, there are a number of ways that DBAs can regularly create backups of their databases. Some of the more common options for managing backups include:...More
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