SQLCAT.Com – eBook Downloads

As of September 1, 2013 we decided to remove SQLCAT.COM site and use MSDN as the primary vehicle to post new SQL Server content. This was done to minimize reader confusion and to streamline content publication.  MSDN SQLCAT blogs already includes most SQLCAT.COM Content and will continue to be updated with more SQLCAT learnings.  You can also… Read more

Tuning Spatial Point Data Queries in SQL Server 2012

Written by: Ed Katibah, Milan Stojic, Michael Rys, Nicholas Dritsas Technical reviewers: Chuck Heinzelman Introduction: Spatial Point Data queries require particular tuning efforts to enhance performance and improve overall application throughput.  SQLServer 2012 introduces a few key new features and improvements to assist you in that goal. Below, we go over a few key best… Read more