Category: Performance Tuning

Using Statistics Time for Performance Tuning in SSMS

Statistics IO and Statistics Time are another SQL Server Performance Tuning Tip to help you better understand performance bottlenecks. Have you ever wanted to know exactly how long it took for a query to run? Have you ever wondered how

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Deadlock and Trace Flags 1204 and 1222

When you are looking for deadlocks there are, like most things in SQL Server, more than one way to find the deadlocks. This article is specifically focused on using the SQL Server ERRORLOG file located in the LOG directory for

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Difference Between TRUNCATE TABLE and DELETE FROM Table

Most DBAs know the usual difference between TRUNCATE and DELETE FROM, however one not so obvious difference between the two is how things are handled if the table is corrupt. For instance, if you look at the corrupt database from

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