SQLSaturday 754–Auckland

August 3rd, 2018

SQLSaturday events are a fantastic way for you to learn about all things Microsoft Data Platform from fantastic speakers in..

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Difinity Conference 2018

January 29th, 2018

The Difinity Conference is on again in Auckland, New Zealand. This conference is the largest Microsoft Data Platform, Business Intelligence,..

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Performance Analysis of Logs (PAL)

June 7th, 2012

Performance Analysis of Logs V2.3 is a tool available for download from codeplex that can help you easily analyse performance logs from your environment.

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CXPacket Wait Type Count Investigation

January 10th, 2012

High CXPacket Wait counts in an OLTP environment can be used as an indication towards performance issues relating to Query Parallelism in your environment due to having multiple cores available. 

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SQL Server Performance Issues – Forwarded Records/sec

July 9th, 2011

When looking at the performance of your system, you may take differing approaches to diagnose what you are experiencing. In..

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SQLIO Benchmark Testing SSDs

June 27th, 2011

SQLIO is a tool available for download from Microsoft that you can use to help determine the I/O capacity of..

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SQLQuery Stress

May 23rd, 2011

SQLQueryStress is a performance testing tool, which has been designed to allow you to load test individual queries. This tool..

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Performance Analysis of Logs Tool

May 23rd, 2011

Are you a SQL Server DBA that from time to time has encountered some sort of performance issues with your..

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Hi, I'm Warwick Rudd, I am a Microsoft Data Platform MVP as well as a Microsoft Certified Master working as the Principal Consultant here at SQL Masters Consulting.
In my blog I will look at all things SQL Server as well as some things outside of the SQL Server relm but hopefully you will find them helpful and interesting.