Load Factor – Uneven load distribution
by Michal Kovaľ on 15/06/2022

Recently, we found an interesting pattern during exploring one of our SMT graphs while doing a health check of a SQL server. The following graph shows us the Load Factor attribute. The value came from system table sys.dm_os_schedulers, which the SMT tool

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Easy performance gain for data extensive process
by Michal Kovaľ on 24/05/2022

This is one of our tuning successes, particularly for the nightly process of loading data into a report server from the main database.

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by Michal Kovaľ on 27/04/2022

Recently we had a request to optimize LATCH_EX waits on one of the production servers for our customer. Today I would like to share with you our apporach and how we handled the situation.

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The power of SMT data and how we put together Index changes report.
by Michal Tinthofer on 10/09/2021

There are usually multiple ways how to provide a view of a set of data as a report, involving decisions like; keep it easy to read, interpret the relationships between multiple figures in the correct way and to show user as much information as possible at

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Why is using proper ANSI settings important
by Jiri Dolezalek on 20/05/2021

You might have been wondering what all those ANSI settings are and how they can affect you work.

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Archiving strategy for DWH
by Michal Tinthofer on 22/04/2021

Recently, we have got a case where our customer requested to implement archiving strategy for their DWH. We wanted to share with you how we approached this and what was the final output.

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