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Cost Threshold for Parallelism

Cost Threshold for Parallelism

One of the most common missed configuration settings in SQL Server is the cost threshold for parallelism. By default it is set to 5, meaning that when SQL estimates that the cost of a query will be greater than 5 running a serial plan, SQL will split the plan into...

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The Pros and Cons of MongoDB

The Pros and Cons of MongoDB

MongoDB is one of the world's most popular object-oriented NoSQL databases. But like any other database, MongoDB has specific places where it flourishes and areas where it falters. The Question: To Use Or Not To Use Some of the best ways to utilize MongoDB is when...

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Explaining the IBM-HCL Partnership

Explaining the IBM-HCL Partnership

It's been a little more than two years since IBM and HCL Technologies entered into their 15-year partnership, but there's still a lot of confusion around their collaborative motives. Putting their efforts toward marginal software hasn't been a primary concern; rather,...

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