Azure Data Studio (formerly SQL Operations Studio) is a free Cross-Platform DB management tool for for Windows, macOS and Linux. Azure Data Studio (ADS) initial release was only compatible for SQL Server, however recently Microsoft released a PostgreSQL extension for ADS – so now you can also manage your PostgreSQL instance using ADS. For more details on Azure Data Studio PostgreSQL Extension, refer to my earlier postsContinue reading “Azure Data Studio – Switching from Management Studio (SSMS) to Azure Data Studio (ADS)”
Tag: SQL Server
Identify queries that consume a large amount of log space in SQL Server
One of regular issues DBA’s get are about the T-log growth. Situations, wherein one “bad” or “poorly-designed” query can eat up entire T-log space, bring the free space to zero and then bring your application down. The cause and remedy of most these issue is discussed in this KB # 317375(I’m big fan on Microsoft KB’s).
What is a columnstore index?
Upcoming SQL Product, introduces a new data warehouse query acceleration feature based on a new type of index called columnstore. Before we move any further exploring this new feature, I want to take time to explain the basics behind a columnstore index and how different is it from a traditional index (rowstore).