Tag Archives: Performance

The PASS Pro Videos are Live

The PASS Pro program was an interesting educational opportunity that came out last year. A number of people subscribed, including me. I did this more to support the org than for the content, but I did want to watch the … Continue reading

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The Database Server Upgrade for Let’s Encrypt

Let’s Encrypt is a service the provides free SSL certificates for web servers. They have grown from a small project to a critical service on the web that serves over 235mm clients each year, and often issues over 1.5mm certificates … Continue reading

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Extreme SQL

I have made a career of working with SQL and databases. Usually I’ve looked for interesting companies and people, but I’ve avoided extreme situations. For me, that often is very large, or very real time environments. I once declined a … Continue reading

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Waits and Queues

How many of you have read this article: SQL Server Performance Tuning Using Waits and Queues? (PDF) If you haven’t, you might look at a review of the paper from Jeremiah Peschka. There is good advice about which parts to … Continue reading

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