Why is my database slow? Ever wonder why software slows down as you enter more data?

One of the important considerations when creating a data-driven application is database performance.  Often, when adequate load testing is not performed, problems are camouflaged because even the poorest database designs are still very fast for small amounts of data. For … Read More

Storing Unstructured Content in SQL Server

One of the questions that gives engineers heartburn is the question of how to store unstructured content for their application.  When we speak of “unstructured content”, we are talking about text, HTML, images, Word docs, etc.  Unstructured content may be … Read More