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  • Jan 28, 2011

    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

    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

    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

    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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Nov 3, 2015

Climb the Steps Toward Data Quality Success

Melissa Data's Data Quality Analyst Joseph Vertido explains how Gartner defines the critical data quality steps to prevent bad data from entering your systems in the first place, and then keep it clean over time....More
Sep 29, 2015

Data Breaches and Insider Threats

I’ll sound a bit like Captain Obvious for bringing this up, but it’s important to remember that security encompasses a lot more than protecting sensitive data from the specter of outsider threats like hackers. Properly implemented security policies also account for threat-models that include insiders – or people within your organization....More
Sep 15, 2015

Setting Up Additional Checks to Ensure Regular Transaction Log Backups 1

There’s simply no way to overstate the importance of regular Transaction Log Backups. Not only do they help protect from disaster, but regular execution of T-Log backups on Full (and Bulk-Logged) Recovery databases helps keep thing “fit and trim”. Most of the time, setting up a Notification for when T-Log Backup Jobs fail is enough to let you know when something goes wrong....More
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