First Responder Kit

First Responder Kit Release: Yukon Ho!

We’re going to Alaska this month, so try not to find any bugs, okay? To celebrate, I’m channeling childhood nostalgia, and quoting a verse from one of my many Taco-Bell-dripping-stained Calvin and Hobbes tomes. We’ll never have to clean a plate, Of veggie goops and goos Messily we’ll masticate, Using any fork we choose! When…
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sp_BlitzCache: Eventual Compatibility With Azure

Better than nothing Yesterday it was announced that global temp tables were available in public preview for Azure. That means that unmodified versions of sp_BlitzCache (which uses a global temp table to hold a whole bunch of information) will be compatible up there. This is a nice addition for Azure, and an even nicer addition…
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Introducing sp_AllNightLog: Log Shipping at Scale, Open Source

In our Faux PaaS project, we need a backup plan – or rather, a restore plan. On each SQL Server instance, clients can create as many databases as they want, anytime they want, with no human intervention. We need those databases covered by disaster recovery as quickly as practical. SQL Server’s newer disaster recovery options – Always On Availability Groups and…
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First Responder Kit Updates: So Many Updates, Brent Quit

I got 128 GB of RAM just to develop sp_BlitzCache with! Also, thanks to @RichBenner @BrentOzar and @douglane for code, and @LitKnd and @HenrikStaunPoulsen for great ideas! Grab the newly updated First Responder Kit, and here’s what’s in it: sp_Blitz Improvements #677 Finally! A bug that isn’t ours! Microsoft forget to let SE clean up…
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Analyzing Temporary Stored Procedures with sp_BlitzCache

All the cool kids Know that when you’re trying to figure out why a stored procedure is slow sometimes, you should use a temporary stored procedure instead of pulling the code out and running it ad hoc. We frequently point people to Erland Sommarskog’s “Slow in the Application, Fast in SSMS“, because it’s an excellent…
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