SQL Server 2017 Query Performance Tuning, 5th Edition

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2018-10-23
932 pages

Book Description

SQL Server 2017 Query Tuning: Troubleshoot and Optimize Query

Identify and fix causes of poor performance. You will learn Query Store, adaptive execution plans, and automated tuning on the Microsoft Azure SQL Database . Anyone responsible for writing or creating T-SQL queries will find valuable the insight into bottlenecks, including how to recognize them and eliminate them.

This book covers the latest in performance optimization features and techniques and is current with SQL Server 2017. If your queries are not running fast enough and you’re tired of phone calls from frustrated users, then this book is the answer to your performance problems.

SQL Server 2017 Query Performance Tuning is about more than quick tips and fixes. You’ll learn to be proactive in establishing performance baselines using tools such as Performance Monitor and Extended Events. You’ll recognize bottlenecks and defuse them before the phone rings. You’ll learn some quick solutions too, but emphasis is on designing for performance and getting it right. The goal is to head off trouble before it occurs. 

What You'll Learn

  • Use Query Store to understand and easily change query performance
  • Recognize and eliminate bottlenecks leading to slow performance
  • Deploy quick fixes when needed, following up with long-term solutions
  • Implement best practices in T-SQL to minimize performance
  • Design in the performance that you need through careful query and index design
  • Utilize the latest performance optimization features in SQL Server 2017
  • Protect query performance during upgrades to the newer versions of SQL Server 

Who This Book Is For

Developers and database administrators with responsibility for application performance in SQL Server environments. Anyone responsible for writing or creating T-SQL queries will find valuable the insight into bottlenecks, including how to recognize them and eliminate them.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: SQL Query Performance Tuning
Chapter 2: Memory Performance
Chapter 3: Disk Performance Analysis
Chapter 4: CPU Performance Analysis
Chapter 5: Creating a Baseline
Chapter 6: Query Performance Metrics
Chapter 7: Analyzing Query Performance
Chapter 8: Index Architecture and Behavior
Chapter 9: Index Analysis
Chapter 10: Database Engine Tuning Advisor
Chapter 11: Query Store
Chapter 12: Key Lookups and Solutions
Chapter 13: Statistics, Data Distribution, and Cardinality
Chapter 14: Index Fragmentation
Chapter 15: Execution Plan Generation
Chapter 16: Execution Plan Cache Behavior
Chapter 17: Parameter Sniffing
Chapter 18: Query Recompilation
Chapter 19: Query Design Analysis
Chapter 20: Reduce Query Resource Use
Chapter 21: Blocking and Blocked Processes
Chapter 22: Causes and Solutions for Deadlocks
Chapter 23: Row-by-Row
Chapter 24: Memory-Optimized OLTP Tables and Procedures
Chapter 25: Automated Tuning in Azure SQL Database and SQL Server
Chapter 26: Testing
Chapter 27: Database Workload Optimization
Chapter 28: SQL Server Optimization Checklist

Book Details

  • Title: SQL Server 2017 Query Performance Tuning, 5th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 932 pages
  • Edition: 5th ed.
  • Language: English
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  • Publication Date: 2018-10-23
  • ISBN-10: 1484238877
  • ISBN-13: 9781484238875
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