Month: December 2015

Optimize for Ad Hoc Workloads

The Optimize for Ad Hoc Workloads server configuration can improve performance, and is extremely unlikely to negatively impact performance. This was a new feature that was introduced in SQL Server 2008, and as with many new features in SQL Server,

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Jingle Bell Run – My second 5K run.

Today I participated in my second ever 5K race today, the Bellingham Jingle Bell Run. My running partner (Gypsy the black dog in the picture) accompanied me, and might have increased my speed at a couple of points due to

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Database Health Version 2.2 Released Today

Today I have the pleasure of releasing the next version of the Database Health Monitor application. Currently at version 2.2, I have been working on this since 2011, and I have introduced some new features in the latest version. Visit

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