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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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Mar 14, 2015
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For Data Quality, Intelligent Rules Add Value to the Golden Record 4

The quest for the Golden Record to achieve a single, accurate and complete version of a customer record is worth the pursuit to attain survivorship. Record matching and consolidation are only the beginning. Melissa Data takes a new approach. Learn how to apply intelligent rules based on reference data to make smarter and better decisions for data cleansing....More
Mar 12, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 20: Avoiding Backup Fragmentation

On SQL Servers where Availability Groups (or Mirroring) isn’t in play, I typically recommend keeping a combination of on-box backups along with copying said backups off-box as well. Obviously, keeping databases AND backups on the SAME server is the metaphorical equivalent of putting all of your eggs in one basket – and therefore something you should avoid like the plague....More
Mar 6, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 19: Availability Group Database Backups

One of the biggest strengths of AlwaysOn Availability Groups is that they allow DBAs to address both high availability and disaster recovery concerns from a single set of tooling or interfaces. But, this doesn’t mean that you won’t still need backups....More
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