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5answers
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Performance tuning a Great Circle distance calculation

I have a query that I am using to find locations that are within 1km of a known point. To do this, I am using the Spherical Law of Cosines formula with my latitude and longitudes. Currently, the ...
1
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1answer
58 views

Seeking help to test a use case on sql server memory

This is a question which came out of curiosity to know of how sql server handles memory. Assume I set a very low value for max server memory and I increase my workload like running dbcc checkdb, ...
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1answer
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How to monitor load on database server

Could anybody please suggest me a way to monitor the load on my database server? What perfmon counters should I monitor on daily basis and confirm that load on the server is increasing day by day [or] ...
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0answers
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DB2 LUW Query Optimization - IXSCAN timerons greater than total timerons

Sorry - I feel like this is a newb question, but I can't find anything on it. In optimizing a query, I was able to apparently reduce the total timerons from 3,700 to 38. However, on closer examination ...
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2answers
142 views

mysql need help optimizing query

I have a table containing servers logs, and another table containing rules to match certain and drop them. The logs tables contains around 1 million rows, and there are about 20-30 rules. The ...
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3answers
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Are individual queries faster than joins?

Conceptual question: Are individual queries faster than joins, or: Should I try to squeeze every info I want on the client side into one SELECT statement or just use as many as seems convenient? ...
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0answers
65 views

mysql: how many disk seeks were made for a select query

I will fire a select query. I want to know how many disk seeks does that query take. mysql documentation has given formula for full table scan. ...
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2answers
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Learning to Optimize SQL Queries and Understand Execution Plans - Resources?

I find myself writing more and more SQL queries at work (mostly Oracle 11g, but some SQL Server 2005-2008) and have started creating some pretty complex views for the rest of the analyst team. They ...