Author: Alexander Chigrik

SQL Server

Some tips for using SQL Server 2016 distributed queries

Some tips for using SQL Server 2016 distributed queries Try to avoid using distribution queries or minimize it using. Because distribution transactions incur more overhead than general transactions, avoid using distribution queries, whenever possible. The first steps to optimize distributed queries against a SQL Server 2016 linked server is rewriting queries so, that the most work will be performed on […]

SQL Server

Some tips for SQL Server 2016 clustering

Some tips for SQL Server 2016 clustering Avoid running other software on the SQL Server 2016 cluster nodes. To increase SQL Server 2016 performance, SQL Server clusters should be dedicated to SQL Server only. Consider using Distributed Availability Groups (DAG) if you have two availability groups residing on different Windows Server Failover Clusters (WSFC). DAG enables you to associate two […]