Archive for March, 2010

SQL under the hood (Part 1): Monitoring Current- & Pending Disk IOs (2010-3-10)

Do you know how many disk IO’s are being processed by your SQL Servers at this very moment? And how many of them are pending, waiting to be serviced? Which databases are the top IO consumers and which queries are actually creating the majority of the IO load? In this blog I will focus on [...]

The First Dutch SQL Zaterdag Event! (2010-3-9)

    The first ever Dutch “SQL Zaterdag” is inspired on popular events like SQLSaturday, SQL Server Day;  almost 200 people showed up! For those of you who couldn’t make it, or simply interested in many interesting performance tricks (how André improved the overall performance of an famous auction site: “Top 10 meest geziene performance [...]

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