SQL Server queries should guide you toward successful, trouble-free data retrieval. But, with continual database growth and users' expectance of sub-second response time, information searches through queries must be polished. One method of designing a successful query is knowing what not to do. Our SQL Server experts have written tips on troubleshooting queries, to tips on how to run queries in Analysis Services. We've compiled a Top 5 list according to your searches. This collection of tips will provide swift access to the information you need to optimize your SQL Server queries.
Top 5 SQL Server query tips
Tip 1: SQL Server query design: 10 mistakes to avoid
Tip 2: Troubleshoot SQL Server queries and improve I/O
Tip 3: Tracking query execution with SQL Server 2005 Profiler
Tip 4: Find and fix resource-intensive SQL Server queries
Tip 5: Running analytical queries with Analysis Services
For more help, check out our FAQ: SQL Server query errors and explanations.
This was first published in February 2007