Archive for March, 2015

By March 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Use the WordPress Revision Counter to Keep Shipping Posts

I haven’t been at this blogging thing an extremely long time, and I certainly haven’t been as consistent as I’ve wanted to (working hard on this though – at least one post a week!).  There is no getting around it – blogging is time consuming.  Especially technical blogging.  My first few posts were fairly long, […]

Posted in: Syndication, Writing
By March 17, 2015 7 Comments Read More →

Combating the CXPacket Wait Type

Often, when DBAs are looking at total wait statistics on the servers they manage, CXPacket is at or near the top of the list.  If this is the case for you as well, chances are your server isn’t on fire, but there could be room for improvement. What Does It Mean? Books Online defines the CXPacket wait type as: […]

Posted in: SQL Server, Syndication
By March 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Making Sense of PCIe SSD Use with SQL Server

When Fusion IO burst onto the scene in 2007, offering a PCIe card that was said to be able to achieve 100,000 IOPS, the IT world went wild.  While Fusion IO certainly is a pioneer in the PCIe SSD space, this technology has come a long way in its short life, and they aren’t the […]