Tim Chapman

Tim Chapman is a SQL Server MVP, data architect, and database administrator in Raleigh, North Carolina. Check out his website, SQL Server Nation, at www.sqlservernation.com

Articles by Tim Chapman
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Investigating Partitioning Query Performance in SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008
Compare partitioning query performance in SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008 and learn techniques to improve it.
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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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