Monthly Archives: April 2008

Influencing the Execution Plan

I had a performance problem recently with SQL Server. This post shows an easy relatively hands-off approach to influencing the execution plan. Continue reading

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Cached Execution Plans in SQL Server

This blog entry describes how you can get the SQL Server execution plan of any running statement and display the graphical representation in Enterprise Manager. Continue reading

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SSAS Beginner’s Guide: Storage Structure

This is a second entry in a series on SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS). To see the other blog entries on this tutorial, click on the SSAS Beginner’s Guide on the top bar. Relational Databases Let’s take a quick look … Continue reading

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SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) Series

I am going to use this blog to convince a friend to use SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) in his projects because it makes it easier to write reports on as compared to relational databases. Part of the challenge is … Continue reading

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