Simon Liew

Simon Liew
Simon Liew is an independent SQL Server Consultant in Sydney, Australia. He is a Microsoft Certified Master for SQL Server 2008 and holds a Masterís Degree in Distributed Computing.

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Simon Liew is an independent SQL Server Consultant in Sydney, Australia. He is a Microsoft Certified Master for SQL Server 2008 and holds a Masterís Degree in Distributed Computing.
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Availability Groups Recover WSFC using Forced Quorum for SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group
Availability Groups SQL Server 2016 Availability Group Automatic Seeding
Availability Groups SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group Backup Preference Setting
Availability Groups What is SQL Server AlwaysOn?
Backup Backup Compression Performance Enhancements for SQL Server 2016 TDE Enabled Databases
Clustering Dynamic Quorum for Windows Server 2012 R2 Cluster to Support SQL Server AlwaysOn
Clustering Understand How Dynamic Witness Works for a SQL Server WFSC
Compression SQL Server 2016 COMPRESS and DECOMPRESS functions
Database Administration Access is denied error when attaching a SQL Server database
Database Configurations SQL Server Page Verify CHECKSUM vs NONE Performance
Database Configurations SQL Server Proportional Fill Algorithm Example
Database Configurations Understanding the COLLATE DATABASE_DEFAULT clause in SQL Server
Database Console Commands DBCCs Execute SQL Server DBCC SHRINKFILE Without Causing Index Fragmentation
Database Console Commands DBCCs SQL Server Database Corruption and Impact of running CHECKDB repair with allow data loss
Database Console Commands DBCCs Undetected SQL Server Data Corruption with Database Page Verify option set to NONE
Database Console Commands DBCCs Using undocumented DBCC WRITEPAGE to instigate SQL Server database corruption
Encryption Does SQL Server TDE still work with an expired certificate
Encryption Updating an expired SQL Server TDE certificate
Functions System SQL Server COUNT() Function Performance Comparison
Functions User Defined UDF Refactor SQL Server scalar UDF to inline TVF to improve performance
Functions User Defined UDF Understand the Performance Behavior of SQL Server Scalar User Defined Functions
In Memory OLTP In-Memory OLTP: Using Memory-Optimized Tables to Replace SQL Server Temporary Tables
Indexing SQL Server Performance Issue for Single Row Delete or Update Operations
Licensing Differences between SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Edition - Server CAL and Per Core Licensing
Master Data Services Migrate SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) model objects and data
Other Database Platforms How to Quickly Copy Data Using SQL Server Data Tool (SSDT)
Performance Tuning Get SQL Server Delayed Durability Advantages Without Configuration Changes
Performance Tuning SQL Server Enterprise Advanced Scan aka Merry-Go-Round Scan
Performance Tuning Windows Server Power Management Effect on SQL Server
Query Plans SQL Server sys.dm_exec_query_plan Query Plan is NULL
Restore Different Ways to Restore a SQL Server Database
Restore How to Perform an Online Page Level Restore in SQL Server
Restore Understanding SQL Server Log Sequence Numbers for Backups
SQL Server Configurations How to hot-add a vCPU to a virtual SQL Server
SQL Server Configurations SQL Server Max Memory Setting with Lock Pages in Memory
SQL Server Configurations SQL Server Perfmon Counters - Target vs Total Memory and Max Memory
SQL Server Configurations Understanding SQL Server Lock Pages in Memory, AWE API and Windows Task Manager
System Databases Importance of Performing DBCC CHECKDB on all SQL Server Databases
System Databases SQL Server Temporary Table Caching
System Databases Tempdb size resets after a SQL Server service restart
Transactions Long Running Transactions Cause SQL Server Transaction Log to Grow
TSQL Convert SQL Server Base64 Encoded Text to Images
TSQL Different Ways to Write a Cursor in SQL Server
TSQL SQL Server Query Performance for INSERT SELECT vs INSERT EXEC
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