What’s The Best Statistics Sample Rate For SQL Server?

Big Think

Most people fire off their index and statistics maintenance jobs with the default options and do just fine. Sometimes, though, statistics need a little bit more consideration, and I get a lot of questions about them.

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Local Variables Also Cause Performance Problems In The ORDER BY Clause In SQL Server

Local Disasters

I see this kind of pattern a lot in paging queries where people are doing everything in their power to avoid writing dynamic SQL for some reason.

It’s almost as if an entire internet worth of SQL Server …