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August 27, 2015 | SQL Server

Rights Required for Creating Extended Events Sessions

What rights are required in SQL Server to create and view an Extended Events session? In SQL Server 2008 and 2008R2, a user had to be granted CONTROL SERVER to create and run sessions. CONTROL SERVER is roughly equivalent to […]

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August 25, 2015 | SQL Server

Watch “Moving from Profiler to Extended Events”

When you have a question such as, “What queries are running in SQL Server right now that’s making it so slow?”, or “What is causing all the deadlocks in SQL Server?”, what tool do you reach for? Is it Profiler? […]

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August 20, 2015 | SQL Server

Watch “Level Up Your SQL Server Index Knowledge”!

If there is a magic trick that can speed up queries in SQL Server – without changing application code or giving the server more hardware – it most likely involves an index. Adding the right index is a little bit […]

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August 20, 2015 | News

Concurrency, Inc. Named to Inc. Magazine’s List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

Concurrency, Inc., a Microsoft-focused consulting firm, appears on this year’s Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Concurrency ranked #1395, having achieved three-year revenue growth of 298%. The company was also ranked #12 on the top […]

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August 17, 2015 |

A User Persona on a User Journey & the Art of Baking a Chocolate Cake

If you haven’t been born with extraordinary baking skills chances are when you’re attempting to make a cake you’ll have to consult the instructions.  This isn’t by chance, this is because baking a cake is somewhat difficult.  Companies like Betty […]

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Power BI – Sharing and End User Abilities Quick Reference

I’ve been spending a lot of time on the new Power BI Community site lately, and I have to say, I like what I see. It’s refreshing to see a mashup of so many different types of users coming together […]

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