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6 Stretches To Relieve Your Morning Foot Pain

If you hop out of bed with a spring in your step, good for you. But too many of us gingerly ease out, wincing or hobbling through our first steps of the day. "Because you're not actively moving while you sleep, the soft tissue and joints in your feet can tighten overnight," explains Isaac Tabari, …

SQL SERVER

Throughout the last seven years, we have created many Free PDFs downloads from SQLAuthority.com and many are very much appreciated by users. I just …

A Personal Note

Special Day<p>Today is a very special day – seven years ago I blogged for the very first time. Seven years ago, I didn’t know what I was doing, I didn’t …

SQL SERVER – Transaction Log Full – Transaction Log Larger than Data File – Notes from the Field #001

I am very excited to announce a new series on this blog – <b>Notes from the Fields</b>. I have been blogging for almost 7 years on this blog and it has been …

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SQL SERVER – vCPUs – How Many Are Too Many CPU for SQL Server Virtualization ? – Notes from the Field #003

[Note from Pinal]: This is a third episode of <b>Notes from the Field</b> series. Lots of organizations do Virtualization. The purpose of the Virtualization …

SQL – Everything about Data Magazine – FREE to Subscribe

Print media is gradually fading out as we are moving to the new exciting world of digital gadgets. I have seen quite a lot of friends who used to …

SQL SERVER – Finding Frequently Running Query and Elapsed Time – Notes from the Field #005

[Note from Pinal]: This is a fifth episode of <b>Notes from the Field</b> series. What happens when your server performs badly. The very first reaction is …

SQL SERVER – SQL Server Configuration Checking – A Must Do for Every DBA – Notes from the Field #004

[Note from Pinal]: This is a fourth episode of <b>Notes from the Field</b> series. While installing SQL Server many DBA takes pride that they were able to …

SQL SERVER – Statistics for Read-Only Database are in TempDB

Here is the question I received when I was explaining about Statistics in SQLLive360 event in Orlando.<p>“As we use database tables and run various …

SQL SERVER – How to Script Statistics from SSMS? – Scripting Statistics is Disabled in SSMS

Here is a very interesting question, I have received after reading yesterday’s blog post <b>SQL SERVER – Statistics for Read-Only Database are in</i> …

Weekend Project – Connect your Database and Automatically Generate a Fully Customized Back-office Interface

Note: This blog post is based on the <b>backand.com</b>. I accidently landed on this site a few days ago and after browsing a bit around, I found this very …

How to do Exercise and Stay Relaxed while in Office – Tips for Developers

While the modern day worker is usually no longer subjected to 10, 12, or 20 hour shifts, and can look forward to much more pleasant working …

SQL SERVER – Optimal Memory Settings for SQL Server – Notes from the Field #006

[Notes from Pinal]: Quite often we hear that my SQL Server is taking more memory or my server needs more memory as all the applications are running …

SQL SERVER – SQL Server Alerts and How to Use Them – Notes from the Field #007

[Note from Pinal]: This is a seventh episode of <b>Notes from the Field</b> series. The biggest issue any DBA have with their server is the health of it. We …

SQL SERVER – Learning More About SQL Wait Stats

I was recently visiting my customer for my day job in Delhi. During the meeting, I had a great time to meet a few of the technical domain experts of …

Developer – Nine Things Developers Hate to Hear

<b>1. Uh oh…</b><br>No one likes hearing this – not parents, not repairmen, not developers. They don’t like hearing others say it, and they don’t like hearing …

SQL SERVER – Overall SQL Server Performance – Not Just Query Performance – Notes from the Field #008

[Note from Pinal]: This is a new episode of <b>Notes from the Field</b> series. When SQL Server is slow we think we can improve the performance of the server …

SQL SERVER – Roundup Post – Notes from the Field – Year 2013 – Performance Tuning and Database Health

One of the most appreciated and loved the series on SQLAuthority.com is Notes from the Field. I often received how did I come up with the idea behind …

SQL SERVER – Tools for Proactive DBAs – Central Management Server – Notes from the Field #009

[Note from Pinal]: This is a ninth episode of <b>Notes from the Fields</b> series. If you are DBA and Developer there is always a situation when you want to …

SQL SERVER – Virtualized SQL Server Performance and Storage System – Notes from the Field #013

[Note from Pinal]: This is a new episode of <b>Notes from the Field</b> series. A common comment I often hear from the developers is – “I have virtual …

SQL SERVER – Monitoring Server at a Glance – A Open Conversation with DBAs

A few days ago I was visiting a large Database Shop and I happened to meet quite a few DBAs there. After my session was over we all went to the …

9 Things You Should be Doing with Your Backups – Backup Tips – SQL Server Backup Tips

SQL Server backups are essential for any business that store their data in SQL Server. The following is a list of best practices you should be …

Developers - A Fun List of Things Related to Developer

Earlier in the month of December 2013, I have written few articles which were related to the Developer and fun stuff. In those articles I had asked …

SQL SERVER - Performance Statistic Collection - Notes from the Field #018

[Note from Pinal]: This is a 18th episode of <b>Notes from the Field</b> series. Performance is very crucial subject and to come up with the right strategy …

SQL SERVER - 28 Links for Learning SQL Wait Stats from Beginning

It has been exact two years since I have written series on SQL Wait Statistics and Queues. I often received quite a few questions related to this …

SQL SERVER – Expanding Your Skills – Notes from the Field #015

I’m sure the client was rather surprised by the questions I was asking. I was brought in to help consult on their SQL Server security and I was …