SQL Server 2019 Preview

Earlier this week, we announced SQL Server 2019 Public Preview at Microsoft Ignite. All the features that you see in the “What’s New” page are new capabilities that shipped with the CTP 2.0 release. Some of the key changes that people normally wouldn’t associate with SQL Server was the introduction of big data clusters which…


Announcing Webapps Undelete (Preview)

Azure App Service Undelete now in public preview Today we are announcing the public preview release of Azure App Service Undelete. Undelete is available for all App Service Plans, from Basic and up. Only sites deleted in the past 30 days can be restored. A user can undelete a deleted web app, and restore the…


Design considerations for hybrid applications – Manageability

This article was authored by AzureCAT Marc van Eijk. It was edited by Bruce Hamilton and reviewed by Damir Bersinic, Gavin Kemp, Daniel Neumann, and Emmanuel Sache. Download the Whitepaper on Azure.com Table of Contents: Overview Placement Scalability Availability Resiliency Manageability – This article Security Summary & Learn more Manageability The considerations for how you manage…


Developer’s Choice: Hinting Query Execution model

Over the years you have read a number of blogs advocating for or against trace flags that influence SQL Server’s query execution model. You can see a number of query execution related trace flags are documented at http://aka.ms/traceflags. However, trace flags are deemed a hacky way of influencing SQL Server’s behaviors – they’re named trace…


Get This Fantastic Book about .NET Memory Management!

If you are reading my blog chances are you care about .NET memory performance, most likely a lot. Our GC source is on github for anyone to look at. If you are curious enough, you could absolutely learn a lot about our GC by cloning our coreclr repo, building it, and stepping through the GC…


GLAD Part 2

2 years ago I had a blog entry to introduce the GLAD (GC Latency Analysis and Diagnostics) library which provides much more insight into the GC heap performance than perf counters and takes care of interpreting raw GC ETW events so our users don’t have to do that work themselves. Since then I have not…


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