Category Archives: SQL Server Administration

The Many Skills Needed to Succeed

Recently, I had a problem to solve for a customer. I was surprised at how many different skills I had to use just to accomplish what seemed to be a simple task. I needed to get a file from one server … Continue reading

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New article on SQL Authority: Avoiding duplicate indexes

Without fail, when I am asked to look at indexes for a customer, I see duplicate and overlapping  indexes. While you may think this is not a big deal, (more indexes are better, right?) there are many performance implications. My latest … Continue reading

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