Database Performance Tuning http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9175/more en Identifying SQL Server Failover Cluster Shared Drives, Nodes, and Current Ownership http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/identifying-sql-server-failover-cluster-shared-drives-nodes-and-current- <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to being a database administrator, it's not just about keeping things running—it's also about constant analysis of the SQL environment as a whole.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/identifying-sql-server-failover-cluster-shared-drives-nodes-and-current-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/identifying-sql-server-failover-cluster-shared-drives-nodes-and-current-#comments Database Performance Tuning DMVs dynamic management views failover cluster instance node upgrade Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:16:00 +0000 19161 at http://sqlmag.com 10 SQL Server Indexing Essentials http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/10-sql-server-indexing-essentials <div class="node-body gallery-body">Great tips for proper SQL Server indexing to make a sluggish database perform better.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/10-sql-server-indexing-essentials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/10-sql-server-indexing-essentials#comments Database Performance Tuning Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:01:00 +0000 19111 at http://sqlmag.com Identifying Query Text and Graphical Execution Plans in Active Queries http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/identifying-query-text-and-graphical-execution-plans-active-queries <div class="node-body article-body">The information about what is currently running on a SQL Server is fairly easy to collect from a singled Dynamic Management Function (DMF).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/identifying-query-text-and-graphical-execution-plans-active-queries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-administration/identifying-query-text-and-graphical-execution-plans-active-queries#comments Database Performance Tuning Database Administration active queries active statements DMF DMO dynamic management object Dynamic Managment Function Execution plans T-SQL code Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000 18871 at http://sqlmag.com Foreign Key Constraints: Friend or Frenemy? http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/foreign-key-constraints-friend-or-frenemy <div class="field-byline"> Mickey Stuewe </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Let's take a look at a few common bad habits that need to be broken in order to provide better, consistent data and some of the silent killers when foreign key constraints are not added to the database model.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/foreign-key-constraints-friend-or-frenemy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/foreign-key-constraints-friend-or-frenemy#comments Database Performance Tuning SQL Server Integration Services foreign key constraints Foreign Keys tables Fri, 20 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000 18451 at http://sqlmag.com Missing Indexes Correlated Against Execution Costs and Counts http://sqlmag.com/blog/missing-indexes-correlated-against-execution-costs-and-counts <div class="node-body blog-body">Here's a query that every DBA should have in their toolbox.</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/missing-indexes-correlated-against-execution-costs-and-counts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/missing-indexes-correlated-against-execution-costs-and-counts#comments Database Performance Tuning SQL Server Database Administration execution costs execution costs missing indexes missing indexes SQL Server SQL Server Practical SQL Server Wed, 11 Jun 2014 17:04:00 +0000 18341 at http://sqlmag.com Optimization Tips for Multiple Range Predicates, Part 2 http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/optimization-tips-multiple-range-predicates-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> Three practical examples, as well as tips to improve performance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Itzik covers three practical examples affected by the multiple range predicate problem, as well as optimization tips to improve performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/optimization-tips-multiple-range-predicates-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/t-sql/optimization-tips-multiple-range-predicates-part-2#comments T-SQL Database Development Database Performance Tuning SQL Server multiple range predicates Performance query performance SQL Server T-SQL Tue, 10 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000 18321 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server DBA Tip: One Time Schedules http://sqlmag.com/blog/sql-server-dba-tip-one-time-schedules <div class="node-body blog-body">Creating and using one time schedules represent a great way to verify if a job will work or not—without having to wait hours or days to see if you configured everything correctly.</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-dba-tip-one-time-schedules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/sql-server-dba-tip-one-time-schedules#comments Database Performance Tuning DBA DBA jobs jobs schedules schedules SQL Server SQL Server Tip Tip Practical SQL Server Tue, 20 May 2014 17:16:00 +0000 18021 at http://sqlmag.com Sizing In-Memory OLTP Hash Indexes http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sizing-memory-oltp-hash-indexes <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to size the bucket_count value for SQL Server 2014's In-Memory OLTP hash indexes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sizing-memory-oltp-hash-indexes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/sizing-memory-oltp-hash-indexes#comments SQL Server 2014 Database Performance Tuning bucket_count hash indexes In-Memory OLTP table Mon, 19 May 2014 15:42:00 +0000 18001 at http://sqlmag.com Optimization Tips for Multiple Range Predicates, Part 1 http://sqlmag.com/database-development/optimization-tips-multiple-range-predicates-part-1 <div class="field-deck"> Improve query performance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Multiple range predicates can be the source of query performance problems. Itzik presents some tips for optimizing your solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-development/optimization-tips-multiple-range-predicates-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-development/optimization-tips-multiple-range-predicates-part-1#comments T-SQL Database Development Database Performance Tuning SQL Server multiple range predicates Performance query performance SQL Server T-SQL Thu, 15 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 17921 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server DBA Tip: Credentials and Proxies http://sqlmag.com/blog/sql-server-dba-tip-credentials-and-proxies <div class="node-body blog-body">In situations where elevated permissions are needed to execute particular SQL Server jobs, or more importantly, steps within given jobs, a more secure way to tackle elevated permissions is to use credentials and proxies.</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-dba-tip-credentials-and-proxies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/sql-server-dba-tip-credentials-and-proxies#comments Database Performance Tuning Database Security Credentials Credentials Proxies Proxies security security SQL Server SQL Server Practical SQL Server Tue, 13 May 2014 22:46:00 +0000 17931 at http://sqlmag.com