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Have You Made These 5 Database Design Mistakes?

November 15, 2012

Look, everyone makes mistakes. It’s true. But not all of us have the chance to make mistakes that end up costing millions of dollars in hardware and production support costs. Any one of the following five mistakes listed below will add costs to your …


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SQL Server CXPacket Wait Type

November 13, 2012

When are CXPACKET waits a problem? Note: This article, by Thomas LaRock, was posted 8/19/2013 and supercedes the previous version. This update has been made in response to comments made on the original article text. The SQL Server CXPACKET wait type is a result of parallel query execution …


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SQL Server fn_dblog() Function Details and Example

November 12, 2012

The fn_dblog() function (formerly known as the DBCC command) is one of several undocumented functions for SQL Server. It allows you to view the transaction log records in the active part of the transaction log file for the current database. Note that use of …


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SQL Server ASYNC Network IO Wait Type

November 8, 2012

THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN RECENTLY UPDATED AND CONTAINS NEW, TECHNICAL INFORMATION Note: For SQL2000 this wait is called NETWORKIO. The ASYNC_NETWORK_IO wait indicates that one of two scenarios are happening. The first scenario is that the session (i.e., SPID) is waiting for the client …