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CXPacket What?

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Ever receive a late afternoon call just as you are unplugging your laptop to head home from an angry developer complaining about latency in his application trying to return data from your server? I know, I know, your first thought is “why did I answer that phone?” He claims that it is not his code [...]

Parallelism: Hurry up and wait

At the 2010 SQL PASS Summit we had the great pleasure of speaking with the well known SQL Server MVP Pinal Dave (blog).  One of the topics that were discussed was the use of wait stats by SQL Doctor for generating recommendations and he agreed to spend extra time with us to discuss his experience [...]