Paul Randal is the CEO of SQLskills.com, which he runs with his wife Kimberly L. Tripp. Both Paul and Kimberly are very widely known and respected experts in the SQL Server world, and both are long-time SQL Server MVPs. Click here for a full bio.
Paul Randal (@PaulRandal talks about Page Life Expectancy – what it is, why fixed thresholds are meaningless, when it matters, and what you can do about it – in this latest installment of his "knee-jerk troubleshooting" series.
Paul Randal (@PaulRandal) of SQLskills continues his series on knee-jerk performance troubleshooting. In this post, he talks about SOS_SCHEDULER_YIELD, and how to determine whether it is a wait to worry about in your scenario.