Good reads from around the Web.
Short and sweet this week.
Here’s your weekly roundup of SQL Server Blog Posts, News and Technology Stuff. Enjoy….
From the SQL Server blogs
- After You’ve Been a DBA, What Do You Do? – Brent Ozar (Blog|Twitter)
- Performance improvements in SQL Server 2014 – Klaus Aschenbrenner (Blog|Twitter)
- What is the most worrying cause of log growth? – Paul Randal (Blog|Twitter)
- Finding Mistakes – Grant Fritchey (Blog|Twitter)
- Rollback: What happens when you KILL a session? – Jes Borland (Blog|Twitter)
- A Primer on Locks, Blocks and Deadlocks – Michael J. Swart (Blog|Twitter)
- Disk Partition Alignment for Win Server 2012, SQL Server 2012, and 2014 – Jimmy May
- Where is my Availability Group? – John Sterrett (Blog|Twitter)
- Setting max server memory – Tibor Karaszi (Blog|Twitter)
- Finding One Problem Query With Extended Events – Jeremiah Peschka (Blog|Twitter)
- A cause of high-duration ASYNC_IO_COMPLETION waits – Paul Randal (Blog|Twitter)
- Using whoami to check for instant file initialization – Tibor Karaszi (Blog|Twitter)
- An Introduction to Asynchronous Processing with Service Broker – Jonathan Kehayias (Blog|Twitter)
Other Stuff Worth Reading
- The Trap You Set For Yourself – Coding Horror
- Cloak ‘anti-social’ app helps you avoid your friends – BBC News Technology
- How to Keep Email from Ruining Your Life – Inc.com