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SQL Server Performance: Indexing Basics

by Vinod Kumar and Pinal Dave

This course teaches you how to master the art of performance tuning SQL Server by better understanding indexes.

What you'll learn

Indexes are the most crucial objects of the database. They are the first stop for any DBA and Developer when it is about performance tuning. There is good side as well evil side of the indexes. To master the art of performance tuning one has to understand the fundamentals of the indexes and the best practices associated with the same. This course is for every DBA and Developer who deals with performance tuning and wants to use indexes to improve the performance of server.

About the authors

Vinod Kumar has worked with SQL Server extensively since joining the industry over a decade ago. Before joining Microsoft, he was a Microsoft MVP for SQL Server for more than 3 years. He now works with MTC as a Technology Architect. He is a well-known speaker at all major Microsoft and third party technical conferences.

Pinal Dave is an SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert and independent consultant with over 21 years of hands-on experience. He holds a Master of Science degree and numerous database certifications. Pinal has authored 14 SQL Server database books and 42 Pluralsight courses. To freely share his knowledge and help others build their expertise, Pinal has also written more than 5,500 database tech articles on his blog at https://blog.sqlauthority.com.

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