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

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Performance problems are notorious for being difficult to fix, and even more difficult to understand. Even seasoned performance tuning veterans encounter performance mysteries they need help with.

At, you can get top-notch execution plan advice from experts like Paul White (@SQL_Kiwi).

Have a problematic query? Use Plan Explorer to upload the execution plan and discuss it with our community.

Not sure how to do that? Aaron Bertrand blogged about this a bit more thoroughly in a previous post on this site:

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