Database Performance Tuning http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9175/more en SQL Sentry Power Suite 8.0 Improves Performance Tuning, Optimization http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/sql-sentry-power-suite-8-improves-performance-tuning <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Sentry Power Suite 8.0, a tool that works in conjunction with Microsoft SQL Server, includes improvements for better database performance tuning and optimization. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/sql-sentry-power-suite-8-improves-performance-tuning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/sql-sentry-power-suite-8-improves-performance-tuning#comments Database Performance Tuning SQL Server Database Administration database optimization database performance tuning SQL Sentry latest version SQL Sentry news SQL Sentry v8.0 SQL Server third party tool Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:52:00 +0000 17111 at http://sqlmag.com Image Credit: SQL Sentry 5 Free SQL Server Tools to Give You a Boost http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/5-free-sql-server-tools-to-give-you-boost <div class="node-body gallery-body">Free SQL Server tools that help you solve problems are always handy. Take a look at these five useful and free SQL Server tools that can make you more productive, help you experience fewer hassles, and maybe even lower your job stress. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/5-free-sql-server-tools-to-give-you-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/5-free-sql-server-tools-to-give-you-boost#comments Database Performance Tuning SQL Server Free SQL Server tools SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Fri, 04 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000 16971 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server 2014's Analysis, Migrate, and Report Tool http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-2014-analysis-migrate-report-tool-amr <div class="field-byline"> Stéphane Savorgnano (reader-submitted article) </div> <div class="field-deck"> Determine which tables and stored procedures would benefit from In-Memory OLTP </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2014 provides the new Analysis, Migrate, and Report (AMR) tool to eliminate the guesswork in determining which tables and stored procedures would benefit from In-Memory OLTP.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-2014-analysis-migrate-report-tool-amr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sql-server-2014-analysis-migrate-report-tool-amr#comments SQL Server 2014 Database Performance Tuning AMR Analysis Migrate Report Tool BI Business Intelligence In-Memory OLTP SQL Server 2014 SQL Server Management Studio SSMS Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:30:00 +0000 16501 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server Acceptance Testing: A Subtle Trick http://sqlmag.com/blog/sql-server-acceptance-testing-subtle-trick <div class="node-body blog-body">For people who are simply too busy to tackle much needed SQL Server acceptance testing, I've found that a key way to tackle this is to simply schedule a one hour meeting with them—at their desk.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/sql-server-acceptance-testing-subtle-trick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/sql-server-acceptance-testing-subtle-trick#comments Database Performance Tuning acceptance testing acceptance testing DBAs DBAs end users end users meeting meeting migrations migrations Practical SQL Server Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:27:00 +0000 16711 at http://sqlmag.com New SQL Virtualization and Performance Products http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/new-sql-virtualization-and-performance-products <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out the DH2i DxConsole 2014, EMS SQL Administrator Version 1.3, and learn about the advantages of adding FlashVols on Tegile Arrays for SQL Servers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/new-sql-virtualization-and-performance-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-virtualization/new-sql-virtualization-and-performance-products#comments Database High Availability Database Performance Tuning Database Virtualization cloud Database Administration database performance DH2i DxConsole EMS SQL Administrator Tegile Arrarys Virtual machines virutalizaiton VMs Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:00:00 +0000 16361 at http://sqlmag.com Using Cache to Save $200,000 http://sqlmag.com/blog/using-cache-save-money <div class="node-body blog-body">Recently, I've been working with a consulting client to help them tame CPU usage. Typically, they're clocking over 20,000 queries and operations per second on their e-commerce SQL Server, but ran into an issue where CPU started spiking up above 90 percent for sustained periods of time.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/using-cache-save-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/using-cache-save-money#comments Database Performance Tuning CPU CPU queries queries ScaleArc ScaleArc sprocs sprocs SQL Server caching solutions SQL Server caching solutions utilization rate utilization rate Practical SQL Server Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:00:00 +0000 16371 at http://sqlmag.com A Seven-Step Process for Changing a Database's Collation http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/seven-step-process-changing-database-collation <div class="field-byline"> Stéphane Haby (reader-submitted article) </div> <div class="field-deck"> Follow this simple methodology to prevent problems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Changing a database's collation can result in data loss, incorrect results, and poor performance if done incorrectly. Follow this simple methodology to ensure good results.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/seven-step-process-changing-database-collation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/seven-step-process-changing-database-collation#comments Database Backup and Recovery Database Performance Tuning SQL Server Backup collation data loss database Microsoft Performance SQL Server Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:14:00 +0000 16341 at http://sqlmag.com Getting SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShell http://sqlmag.com/powershell/getting-sql-server-performance-data-powershell <div class="node-body article-body">Learn two simple methods for getting SQL Server performance data with PowerShell.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/powershell/getting-sql-server-performance-data-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/powershell/getting-sql-server-performance-data-powershell#comments PowerShell Database Performance Tuning .NET Framework baseline performance data cmdlet counter objects perfmon.exe performance problems Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:47:00 +0000 16261 at http://sqlmag.com Rev Up Application Performance with the In-Memory OLTP Engine http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/application-performance-inmemory-oltp-database-engine <div class="field-deck"> A look at SQL Server 2014's revolutionary in-memory technology </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The In-Memory OLTP engine is SQL Server 2014's most important new feature. Here's a look at this revolutionary new technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/application-performance-inmemory-oltp-database-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/application-performance-inmemory-oltp-database-engine#comments SQL Server 2014 Database Performance Tuning database performance Hekaton In-Memory OLTP Database Engine Microsoft OLTP performance Performance SQL Server 2014 Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:00:00 +0000 15681 at http://sqlmag.com Another Reason to Avoid Anti-Virus on SQL Server http://sqlmag.com/blog/another-reason-avoid-anti-virus-sql-server <div class="node-body blog-body">If you install anti-virus on SQL Server, many 'bigger' anti-virus vendors either offer 'options' that let them 'monitor' SQL Server—or just plain FORCE their binaries right into SQL Server if they detect that it's running on the box.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/practical-sql-server">Practical SQL Server</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/another-reason-avoid-anti-virus-sql-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/another-reason-avoid-anti-virus-sql-server#comments Database Performance Tuning Security SQL Server anti-virus anti-virus hang hang slow performance slow performance SQL Server SQL Server Practical SQL Server Thu, 19 Dec 2013 05:45:00 +0000 15271 at http://sqlmag.com