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Grant FritcheySQL Server 2017 Query Performance Tuninghttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3888-2_27

27. Database Workload Optimization

Grant Fritchey1 
Grafton, Massachusetts, USA

So far, you have learned about a number of aspects that can affect query performance, the tools that you can use to analyze query performance, and the optimization techniques you can use to improve query performance. Next, you will learn how to apply this information to analyze, troubleshoot, and optimize the performance of a database workload. I’ll walk you through a tuning process, including possibly going down a bad path or two, so bear with me as we navigate the process.

In this chapter, I cover the following topics:
  • The characteristics of a database ...

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