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Tips on performance tuning in SQL Server systems

Tuning database performance is a complex process, but consultant Joey D'Antoni details a list of SQL Server performance tuning best practices that can make it easier.


The ins and outs of using audit triggers in SQL Server

Using triggers to capture audit information in SQL Server can be instrumental in keeping track of database use and changes. But they aren't a perfect fit for all cases.

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Tips for DBAs on how to prevent SQL Server deadlocks

Deadlocks are a real hindrance to SQL Server users, but database administrators can avoid them by taking steps to limit them and stop them from recurring.


Tips to help you ace your next SQL Server database audit

Acing a SQL Server database audit starts with careful monitoring of how sensitive data is accessed and used so you can answer the top questions that auditors ask.

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