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  • Jan 28, 2011
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    What is the Best Value for the Fill Factor? Index, Fill Factor and Performance, Part 2 3

    Pinal Dave explains the optimal value of the fill factor with detailed explanation....More
  • Jan 20, 2011
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    What is Fill Factor? Index, Fill Factor and Performance, Part 1 1

    In this part 1 of 2 part series about Fill Factor Pinal Dave discussed what is fill factor and how to take a quick look at it....More
  • Jan 13, 2011
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    Quick Look at SQL Server Configuration for Performance Indications 2

    Quick Look at SQL Server Configuration which gives indication for performance of Server. A notes from performance tuning project from client....More
  • Jan 4, 2011
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    Beginning Performance Tuning with SQL Server 5

    Pinal provides a look at the SQL Server Management tools and a T-SQL command that he uses for performance tuning....More

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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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