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A number of folks pointed out that getting an "S" number is a bit of a hassle if you are an independent contractor or just buried too deep in the DBA staff to gain access........   So we tried to figure out ways....and you know what??   They were rig...
Latch Free B-trees (ASE 16sp02 MemScale option feature)First, a bit of history.  Latches are essentially a form of concurrency control that is a companion to locks in a lock based concurrency control implementation.  However, where locks are transact...
Don’t get me wrong – crutches are useful things.  But some of places still are hobbling around on crutches long after they should not be. What crutches am I referring to??Dbcc proc_cache(free_unused)Trace flag 753 (and 757)Now, before some well meani...
We all like to get presents for the holidays.   This year, ASE engineering came through with two that should make a lot of ASE users quite happy.The first was ASE Cluster Edition 16sp01 on Linux.  While the main thrust of this release was to bring AS...
Master of the obvious....that's me!!!One thing I hadn't realized until I started researching HA/DR incidents for recent stats is just how often failures happen.   Maybe I am a bit isolated due to the excellent services our IT org does .....but some i...