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CPU Upgrades

I expected this to be an article from Glenn Berry. He often tries to convince me to upgrade. I think so he can justify buying his own new hardware. In this case, however, this is a note from Tom’s Hardware … Continue reading

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The SPU

Ever since I heard about the SQLOS and all the work that went into producing an operating system for SQL Server inside of the host OS, I’ve thought that perhaps there might be value in specializing the environment for a … Continue reading

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The Growth of IQP

When Microsoft started to talk about Intelligent Query Processing (IQP) before SQL Server 2017, I wasn’t sure what to think. There was a diagram with 20 things on it, and only 5 were highlighted (you can see that in the … Continue reading

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T-SQL Tuesday #154–Thinking about SQL Server 2022

This month is an interesting T-SQL Tuesday party, as Glenn Berry hosts and asks us to think about the upcoming new release of SQL Server. Sometime later this year, I expect SQL Server 2022 to be released and Glenn is … Continue reading

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