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Monica Rathbun explains that just upgrading a SQL Server database doesn’t enable optimizer changes: When applying a new SQL Server cumulative update, hot fix, or upgrade SQL Server doesn’t always apply all the fixes in the patch. When you upgrade the database engine in-place, databases you had already stay at their pre-upgrade compatibility level, which […]

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File Growth Trace Flags

Jason Brimhall investigates trace flags 1117 and 1118 and how they work in SQL Server 2016 versus older editions: With the release of SQL Server 2016, these trace flags were rumored to be a thing of the past and hence completely unnecessary. That is partially true. The trace flag is unneeded and SQL 2016 does […]

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