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Database Scoped Configurations and Trace flag 4199

Those who are working on query performance whether you are a DBA or Developer I am sure you guys must have used trace flag 4199.  TF 4199 enables all query optimizer related fixes.Microsoft used to have separate TF for each hotfix applied to query optimizer prior to SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 (SP3) Cumulative […]

SQL Sever 2016 – sys.dm_db_incremental_stats_properties for Incremental Stats

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During various troubleshooting scenarios, we generally check the statistics information on the objects. These statistics information helps us a lot to detect the root cause. There is a DMF that we use to check the statistics information i.e. sys.dm_db_stats_properties. This DMF requires the object id and stats id to return the details.

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New Function String_Split in SQL Server 2016

SQL Server 2016 has many features which makes developer life bit easy to do various task. Earlier to split a string developer use to write a user defined function using temp tables and complex logic. In almost every database I see a user defined function exists which does string split work. The project for […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Categories: Database Development, Programming, SQL Server, Transact-SQL|Tags: , |Comments Off on New Function String_Split in SQL Server 2016

SQL Server 2014 – SELECT INTO Statement

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Microsoft introduced so many new features and improvements with SQL Server 2014. In addition to these features, one of the improvement provided in SQL Server 2014 is about SELECT INTO statement. The SELECT INTO  generally used to copy the data from one table and inserts that data into a new table.

Before SQL Server […]

By |December 20th, 2016|Categories: Database Development, Database Engine, Performance|Tags: , |Comments Off on SQL Server 2014 – SELECT INTO Statement

SQL Server 2016 – DML Operations on Temporal Table

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In my previous blog posts, we have seen multiple ways for the creation of temporal table. You can go to those posts by clicking on below links:

SQL Server 2016 – Temporal Tables Part 1

SQL Server 2016 – Temporal Tables Part 2

SQL Server 2016 – Temporal Tables Part 3

Today, we will take a look […]

By |July 31st, 2016|Categories: Auditing, Database Administration, Database Development, Database Engine|Tags: , |Comments Off on SQL Server 2016 – DML Operations on Temporal Table

SQL Server 2016 – Temporal Tables Part 3

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In my previous blog posts about temporal tables, we have seen three different ways for the creation of a temporal history table. First was the default where SQL Server create the table and assign a default name to that table. Second was where we specify the name of that table and SQL Server […]

By |July 23rd, 2016|Categories: Database Administration, Database Development, Database Engine, Setup & Configuration|Tags: , |Comments Off on SQL Server 2016 – Temporal Tables Part 3

SQL Server 2016 – Temporal Tables Part 2

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In my previous blog post, we have seen two different ways for the creation of a temporal history table. First was the default, where SQL Server will create the table and assign a default name to that table. While the second was specify the name of that table and SQL Server will create […]

By |May 15th, 2016|Categories: Auditing, Database Administration, Database Development, Database Engine, Database Maintenance|Tags: , |Comments Off on SQL Server 2016 – Temporal Tables Part 2

SQL Server 2016 – truncation of specific partition

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Till now we have seen various new improvements in SQL Server 2016. In my previous blog posts, I had explained Trace Flag 1117 and 1118 related changes. Today I am going to show you an another improvement in SQL Server 2016 i.e. truncation of specific partition or the number of partitions.

Before SQL Server […]

By |April 17th, 2016|Categories: Database Administration, Database Development, Database Maintenance, Partitioning|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on SQL Server 2016 – truncation of specific partition

The correct cardinality estimation for table variable using trace flag 2453

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My today’s blog post is focused on the correct cardinality estimation for table variable using trace flag 2453. In one of my previous blog post, we have seen the use of OPTION (RECOMPILE) query hint for correct cardinality estimation in case of table variable. Now the question is, Is there any way to […]

By |March 7th, 2016|Categories: Database Administration, Database Development, Database Engine, Indexes & Statistics, Performance, Query Tuning|Tags: , |Comments Off on The correct cardinality estimation for table variable using trace flag 2453

The correct cardinality estimation using table variable

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In my previous blog post, we have seen that SQL Sever estimates number of rows in a table variable was 1. Now the question is, Is there any way to make the correct estimation for the number of rows while using table variable?

My today’s blog post is focused on the correct cardinality estimation […]

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