If you discover a loop in a stored procedure, you might find that the code iterates thousands of times before the loop exits. One way to improve the performance of loops is to optimize variable handling.
The sp_DBDiff stored procedure lets you can compare the structural differences of databases by generating a report that lists new tables, dropped tables, new columns, dropped columns, and column definition changes.
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
When DBAs and SysAdmins learn the ins-and-outs of AlwaysOn Availability Groups, they’re then able to address high availability and disaster recovery concerns from a single interface or set of tooling, thus providing better scalability of management....More