Understanding the Query Optimizer

Did you ever wonder what the heck was the Query Optimizer thinking, coming up with this idiotic execution plan? During this full-day workshop, we are going to dive into the inner workings of the Query Optimizer to uncover some of the logic that drives it, decisions it makes based on the limited information available to[…]

The ABCs of SQL Server Availability

Allan Hirt Your applications and end users need SQL Server instances and databases that both perform well and are online when they need to be. Additionally, the solution must be manageable and cost-effective. No big deal, right? Wrong. Deploying, managing, and maintaining highly available SQL Server instances and databases is more than choosing one of[…]