SQL Server 2012 High AvailabilityCommented on: 2 years ago
(August 10, 2012)
>>It absolutely does not apply to restore operations.
your comments is making me more confused. Are you saying that RESTORE does not do Crash Recovery. I though REDO and UNDO are...
Why can't SQL Server update statistics on the fly?Commented on: 3 years ago
(November 7, 2011)
When come to indexes and statistics; I find your insight into those areas as subject matter expert very helpful.
Excellent. Anyone reading this article I encourage him/her to watch your...
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