Tag Archives: Scale-Out

Weight doesn’t ALWAYS have to be AlwaysOn

One thing I keep hearing myself mentioning more and more in conversation (and most recently in a discussion group at SQLBits a few days ago) is the ability to configure your Windows Cluster Quorum for situations where each cluster node … Continue reading

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When should you use NOLOCK?

Well the quick answer to that question is never. And there you have it, the quickest blog post in history (perhaps!). …Except that I should really have said “When should you use READUNCOMMITTED isolation or hint?” and then the question … Continue reading

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SQLRally Scalable Shared Database Demo Redux

Several weeks ago now I had the honour of presenting at the very first ever SQLRally event in Orlando Florida and I gave a presentation around the very large (no pun intended) subject of scaling out your SQL Server data. … Continue reading

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