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Paul Randal, CEO of SQLskills, writes about knee-jerk performance tuning, DBCC, and SQL Server internals.

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This blog delivers innovative and practical solutions for improving SQL Server performance. We’re dedicated to covering the “how” and “why” of your performance conundrums. Our guidance will provide you with functional knowledge to improve performance whether or not you are in control of your database development.

Whether you are dealing with a 3rd party application database where much is out of your control, or a situation where getting the application developers to change anything is next to impossible, we strive to assist you in making better-informed choices about your SQL Server performance.

The site is powered by the team at SentryOne, and you will see contributions from some of the more esteemed names in the SQL Server community, including guest posts from the SentryOne Product Advisory Council, as well as our regular contributors:

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