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Real-world Scenarios: SQL Server Query Tuning in Action

by Pinal Dave

Unlock the secrets of SQL Server optimization with this course. This course will teach you to optimize databases, master query tuning, and solve real-world performance issues, ensuring efficient SQL Server management.

What you'll learn

Struggling with slow query performance and inefficiency in SQL Server can hinder your database's responsiveness and reliability, affecting overall system productivity. In this course, Real-world Scenarios: SQL Server Query Tuning in Action, you’ll gain the ability to fine-tune SQL Server operations, ensuring fast, reliable, and efficient data handling. First, you’ll explore applying SQL Server Query Tuning in OLTP Systems, learning to optimize queries for peak transaction processing performance. Next, you’ll discover how to optimize queries in real-world environments, gaining proficiency in tuning queries for analytical processing and enhancing data analysis and reporting capabilities. Finally, you’ll learn how to solve real-world performance issues and develop the skills to apply query-tuning techniques across diverse business contexts, ensuring your database can handle complex data workloads effectively. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of SQL Server query tuning needed to tackle and resolve common and complex performance challenges, making you a valuable asset in managing and optimizing SQL Server databases.

About the author

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 61 Pluralsight courses. To freely share his knowledge and help others build their expertise, Pinal has also written more than 5,700 database tech articles on his blog at

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