Matteo Lorini

Matteo Lorini
Matteo Lorini is a DBA and has been working in IT since 1993. He specializes in SQL Server and also has knowledge of MySQL.

linkedin 
My name is Matteo and I am currently a DBA for one of the largest global electronic payment service providers in the US. I have been working in IT since I graduate from college back in 1993. I have a masters degree in Computer Science, and I am specialized in MSSQL, and have a good working knowledge of MySQL as well.
2021 Awards   MSSQLTips award

2020 Awards   MSSQLTips award

2013 Awards   MSSQLTips award

Category Tip Title
Auditing and Compliance Steps to restore a database that has a SQL Server Audit defined
Compression SQL Server Compressed Backups Disk Space Needs
Database Administration How to use the SQL Server sys.fn_PhysLocFormatter undocumented function
Database Administration SQL Server does not reclaim space used when inserts fail
Database Administration SQL Server Lazy Writer Issue Warning No Free Buffers Found
Database Mirroring SQL Server Database Mirroring Breaks if Endpoint Owner is Deleted
DBA Best Practices Getting started with source control for SQL Server
DBA Best Practices Using Source Control with SQL Server Management Studio
Disaster Recovery Rebuilding SQL Server on different hardware after a failure
Dynamic Management Views and Functions SQL Server Monitoring Scripts with the DMVs
Encryption How to simulate transparent data encryption TDE with SQL 2000 and 2005
Functions User Defined UDF Valid Email Address Check with TSQL
Import and Export Export SQL Server Tables to Excel
Install and Uninstall Quick Start Guide for Data Science with SQL Server and R Services
Linked Servers How to create a SQL Server link server to IBM DB2
Master Data Services Master Data Services Versions and Views for SQL Server
Microsoft Excel Integration How to Export Data from SQL Server to Excel
Microsoft Excel Integration Load Excel Data Into SQL Server
Other Database Platforms Import and Export Data between SQL Server and Cognos TM1 Cube
Other Database Platforms Microsoft SQL Server vs. MySQL
Performance Data Warehouse Create Custom Data Collections for SQL Server Data Management Warehouse
Performance Tuning A closer look at CXPACKET wait type in SQL Server
Performance Tuning How to create a SQL Server Clone Statistics Only Database
Performance Tuning Improving SQL Server performance when using table variables
Performance Tuning Interesting example of statistics and index usage on a SQL Server computed column
Performance Tuning Perfmon Counters to Identify SQL Server Disk Bottlenecks
Performance Tuning Performance Advantages of SQL Server Filtered Statistics
Performance Tuning Speed up SQL Server queries with PREFETCH
Performance Tuning SQL Server 2008 64bit Query Optimization Trick
Performance Tuning Tool to help you analyze SQL Server SQLDIAG and PSSDIAG output
Performance Tuning Trick to Optimize TOP clause in SQL Server
Policy Based Management Internal SQL Server Certificates have expired is this an issue
R Language Create SQL Server Graphics with ggplot2 and R Services
R Language Data Structures in R including Vector, Matrix, Array, List, and Data Frame
R Language How to Create a R Function in SQL Server
R Language Import Data from PDF to SQL Server
R Language R Functions and Operators in SQL Server
R Language sqldf in R Example for SQL Server
R Language Stored Procedure in SQL Server with R Code
R Language Subset in R including List, Data Frame, Matrix and Vector
Replication SQL Server snapshot replication fails when importing data from the distributor
Security SQL Server separation of duties
SQL Server Configurations Determine which version of SQL Server data access driver is used by an application
SQL Server Configurations Troubleshooting SQL Distributed Transactions (Part 2 of 2)
SQL Server Configurations Troubleshooting SQL Server Distributed Transactions (Part 1 of 2)
SQL Server Configurations What MAXDOP setting should be used for SQL Server
SQL Server Management Studio How to use a Project in SQL Server Management Studio
System Databases SQL Server tempdb one or multiple data files
TSQL Easy way to compare SQL Server table schemas
TSQL Standardize SQL Server T-SQL Code Formatting
Upgrades and Migrations How to Recover from a SQL Server Service Pack 3 Install Error
No Records Found
No Records Found
CategoryGroup Category (articles)
Analysis Services Analysis Services Administration (31)
Analysis Services Analysis Services Development (95)
Analysis Services Analysis Services Dimensions (16)
Analysis Services Analysis Services Measure Groups (7)
Analysis Services Analysis Services Performance (14)
Analysis Services Analysis Services Security (7)
Analysis Services Analysis Services Tools (1)
Analysis Services Analysis Services Tutorials (6)
Analysis Services Cortana (5)
Analysis Services Performance Point (4)
Business Intelligence Big Data (25)
Business Intelligence Data Warehousing (4)
Cloud Amazon AWS (50)
Cloud Apache Spark (5)
Cloud Azure (148)
Cloud Azure Backup and Restore (25)
Cloud Azure Cosmos DB (12)
Cloud Azure Data Factory (69)
Cloud Azure Databricks (24)
Cloud Azure Integration Services (14)
Cloud Azure SQL Database (44)
Cloud Azure SQL Managed Instance (1)
Cloud Azure Synapse Analytics (36)
Cloud Cloud Strategy (14)
Data Quality Data Quality Services (9)
Data Quality Master Data Services (41)
Database Administration Amazon AWS RDS (1)
Database Administration Availability Groups (76)
Database Administration Backup (78)
Database Administration Central Management Servers (9)
Database Administration Clustering (73)
Database Administration Comparison Data and Objects (14)
Database Administration Compression (22)
Database Administration Contained Databases (4)
Database Administration Containers (12)
Database Administration Database Administration (195)
Database Administration Database Configurations (18)
Database Administration Database Console Commands DBCCs (25)
Database Administration Database Mail (18)
Database Administration Database Mirroring (33)
Database Administration DBA Best Practices (39)
Database Administration Dedicated Administrator Connection (4)
Database Administration Deprecated Features (5)
Database Administration DevOps (34)
Database Administration Disaster Recovery (23)
Database Administration Error Logs (11)
Database Administration Express Edition (16)
Database Administration Extended Events (22)
Database Administration FILESTREAM (9)
Database Administration Fragmentation and Index Maintenance (27)
Database Administration Google Cloud (1)
Database Administration Hardware (14)
Database Administration High Availability (3)
Database Administration Indexing (84)
Database Administration Install and Uninstall (32)
Database Administration Licensing (4)
Database Administration Linked Servers (18)
Database Administration Locking and Blocking (39)
Database Administration Log Shipping (18)
Database Administration Maintenance (34)
Database Administration Monitoring (116)
Database Administration Other Database Platforms (76)
Database Administration Partitioning (16)
Database Administration Performance Data Warehouse (4)
Database Administration Performance Tuning (123)
Database Administration Policy Based Management (29)
Database Administration PowerShell (129)
Database Administration Profiler and Trace (20)
Database Administration Query Store (7)
Database Administration Recovery Models (4)
Database Administration Replication (75)
Database Administration Resource Governor (5)
Database Administration Restore (42)
Database Administration SQL Server 2016 (100)
Database Administration SQL Server 2017 (44)
Database Administration SQL Server 2019 (19)
Database Administration SQL Server 2022 (15)
Database Administration SQL Server Configurations (75)
Database Administration SQL Server on Linux (76)
Database Administration StreamInsight (2)
Database Administration System Databases (31)
Database Administration Upgrades and Migrations (54)
Database Administration Virtualization (25)
Database Administration Windows Internal Database (1)
Database Development Application Development (37)
Database Development Change Data Capture (15)
Database Development Common Runtime Language (13)
Database Development Common Table Expressions (3)
Database Development Constraints (20)
Database Development Data Cleansing for Validation (2)
Database Development Data Science (3)
Database Development Data Types (18)
Database Development Database Design (71)
Database Development Dates (50)
Database Development Debugging (4)
Database Development Dynamic Management Views and Functions (33)
Database Development Dynamic SQL (7)
Database Development Entity Framework (13)
Database Development Error Handling (10)
Database Development Full Text Search (21)
Database Development Functions System (71)
Database Development Functions User Defined UDF (40)
Database Development Identities (17)
Database Development Import and Export (77)
Database Development In Memory OLTP (32)
Database Development JOIN Tables (21)
Database Development Language Integrated Query LINQ (7)
Database Development Microsoft Access Integration (8)
Database Development Microsoft Excel Integration (40)
Database Development Microsoft Flow (1)
Database Development Paging (5)
Database Development Python (56)
Database Development Query Optimization (14)
Database Development Query Plans (20)
Database Development R Language (11)
Database Development Scripts (35)
Database Development Service Broker (11)
Database Development Spatial Data Storage (9)
Database Development SQL Injection (5)
Database Development SQL Server Management Objects SMO (3)
Database Development Stored Procedures (29)
Database Development Synonyms (5)
Database Development Table Valued Parameters (4)
Database Development Temp Tables (9)
Database Development Temporal Tables (13)
Database Development Testing (31)
Database Development Transactions (9)
Database Development Triggers (45)
Database Development TSQL (329)
Database Development User Defined Type UDT (3)
Database Development Views (13)
Database Development XML (14)
Integration Services Data Transformation Services (5)
Integration Services Integration Services Administration (10)
Integration Services Integration Services Analysis Services Tasks (5)
Integration Services Integration Services Best Practices (12)
Integration Services Integration Services Configuration Options (21)
Integration Services Integration Services Connection Managers (5)
Integration Services Integration Services Control Flow Transformations (14)
Integration Services Integration Services Data Flow Transformations (19)
Integration Services Integration Services Development (108)
Integration Services Integration Services Email (3)
Integration Services Integration Services Error Handling (8)
Integration Services Integration Services Excel (14)
Integration Services Integration Services Execute Package Options (8)
Integration Services Integration Services Import and Export Wizard (2)
Integration Services Integration Services NULL Management (4)
Integration Services Integration Services Oracle (4)
Integration Services Integration Services Performance (12)
Integration Services Integration Services Security (7)
Integration Services Integration Services Upgrade (4)
Power Platform Power Apps (17)
Power Platform Power BI (137)
Power Platform Power BI Charts (46)
Power Platform Power BI Formatting (15)
Professional Development Professional Development Books (3)
Professional Development Professional Development Branding (13)
Professional Development Professional Development Career (18)
Professional Development Professional Development Career Planning (16)
Professional Development Professional Development Career Transition (4)
Professional Development Professional Development Certifications (48)
Professional Development Professional Development Community (16)
Professional Development Professional Development Conferences (2)
Professional Development Professional Development Interview Questions BI (16)
Professional Development Professional Development Interview Questions DBA (23)
Professional Development Professional Development Interview Questions Developer (9)
Professional Development Professional Development Interviewing (38)
Professional Development Professional Development Job Search (17)
Professional Development Professional Development Management (9)
Professional Development Professional Development Recruiters (6)
Professional Development Professional Development Resume (13)
Professional Development Professional Development Skills Development (18)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Administration (19)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Analysis Services (4)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Best Practices (6)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Charts (25)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Configuration (10)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Custom Report (2)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Dashboard (1)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Data Sources (10)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Development (37)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Drill Through (4)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Dynamic Reports (11)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Filtering (3)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Formatting (26)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Functions (5)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Images (2)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Installation (9)
Reporting Services Reporting Services KPI (5)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Maps (4)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Migration (5)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Monitoring (5)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Network Load Balancing (4)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Overview (5)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Parameters (15)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Performance (6)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Report Builder (9)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Report Models (1)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Security (8)
Reporting Services Reporting Services SharePoint (1)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Subreports (4)
Reporting Services Reporting Services Tutorials (1)
Security Auditing and Compliance (45)
Security Encryption (31)
Security Security (197)
Security Surface Area Configuration Manager (4)
SharePoint SharePoint (130)
SharePoint SharePoint Administration (46)
SharePoint SharePoint Configuration (27)
SharePoint Sharepoint Design (46)
SharePoint SharePoint Document Management (20)
Tools Azure Data Studio (16)
Tools SQL Operations Studio (11)
Tools SQL Server Agent (93)
Tools SQL Server Management Studio (77)
Tools SQL Server Management Studio Configuration (22)
Tools SQL Server Management Studio Shortcuts (9)
Tools Tools (34)










get free sql tips
agree to terms