Microsoft’s Biggest Miss? Or Were They Just Aiming Elsewhere?

Last week I published two posts that had people wondering why I was so anti-Oracle. I’m not anti-Oracle. I am, however, against poor “research” that ends up in marketing materials. And I also believe that Oracle needs to shift their focus a bit in the near future otherwise it may find itself left behind by(…)

SQL 2012 Database Engine Tuning Advisor: Now With More Plan Cache!

I’m normally not one to advocate the use of the Database Engine Tuning Advisor (DETA), a tool available inside of Microsoft SQL Server. (To be fair, I’m not a fan of the SQL Tuning Advisor from Oracle, either.) But I recently came across a little nugget of information that I wanted to share with you regarding(…)

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