The Multifunctioning DBA:

August, 2010


August 24, 2010  4:52 PM

SQL Server Performance issues

Colin Smith Colin Smith Profile: Colin Smith

I have a newly created SQL Server instance that is hosting one database that is not very large, about 10 gigs, and nothing else. The Server is configured to use 4Gigs or Memory and lock the pages in memory. The server is running SQL Server 2005 and I am seeing a large number of cxpacket waits. I...

August 24, 2010  4:29 PM

Back from vacation

Colin Smith Colin Smith Profile: Colin Smith

I am back from vacation. I did not go do anything fun but I just needed to get away for a while. I took a week off and man I feel refreshed. That is what a wek of mindless TV and some good video games will do for me. I am back at it now and it is a good thing that I feel refreshed. I got back into...


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