CTEs and Client Statistics

CTEs and Client Statistics

CTEs may not be used for performance but there are times they could help you from a performance standpoint. The following example uses the same logic written in a way to use three different types of temporary objects. It shows what is done with each process using...
Setup AD for AlwaysOn Listener

Setup AD for AlwaysOn Listener

When you create a new Availability Group there are a couple of administrative tasks that should be completed before creating your Availability Group within SQL Server. This will elevate any domain permission issues when you are trying to create your Availability Group...
How to Enable TDE on Availability Group

How to Enable TDE on Availability Group

Transparent Data Encryption(TDE) encrypts SQL and azure database files by encrypting data at rest. In a situation where your physical media such as data, log and backup files get stolen the malicious party can restore/attach the database and retrieve data. TDE...
Linked Server Push Pull Blog

Linked Server Push Pull Blog

There are times when a Developer or DBA needs to determine the best performance options with transferring data through a linked server from point A to point B but may not know the best way to do it. In the following example, I am going to show you the differences...