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04 February 2015
04 February 2015

The Importance of Caching

Performance tuning and optimization definitely have their place in minimizing SQL Server Licensing costs - by helping keep CPU utilization low. But it's important to remember that the fastest and most efficient query possible is the one that you never execute against your SQL Server. That might sound trite, but it's at the heart of caching - which is key to helping organizations save significant money on SQL Server licensing costs while simultaneously enabling better application performance and increased scalability. … Read more
17 July 2009
17 July 2009

Beating up my Code with ANTS Performance Profiler

Ty Anderson assumed that his cryptographic library was perfect until he tried it out with ANTS Performance Profiler. Within twenty minutes, eight and half of which were spent watching a video overview of ANTS Performance Profiler, he was able to make a ten percent performance improvement. Although his ego was slightly bruised by the experience , the fact that his code was even better soon restored his confidence.… Read more