I am running a MySQL server for tests on a VM (VMWare) with Debian as guest OS. The guest has four emulated CPU cores, so I set thread_concurrency to four. I am doing expensive joins on large tables, ...
As a follow-up to my previous question on perf troubleshooting a Sharepoint site, I was wondering if I could do something about the CXPACKET waits. I know the knee-jerk solution is to turn off all ...
I have a SQL Server 2008 query that is working on millions of records. The query is w/in a proc that is run nightly by a job. The query can take a full day to run when I first put it on the server, ...
What are the best practices with setting parallelism in general? I know that SQL Server defaults to 0 to use all available processors, but in what instance would you want to change this default ...
I have a query which selects from multiple views and is fairly I/O heavy. If I execute this query using Management Studio it uses parallelism across most of the 16 CPUs and completes in under 10 ...