Cached Plans and Performance

After putting up a primer post about statistics last week, my mind has now jumped to another facet of performance: cached plans. Cached plan objects, whether they are for procedures, ad-hoc statements, views, etc., can have both a negative and positive effect on system performance. There are some general guidelines for when you will want…

The loss of a legend

It saddens me to report that the SharePoint community has lost a legend. Patrick Tisseghem passed away suddenly in Sweden on Wednesday. If you have not heard of Patrick, he was a SharePoint MVP and GREAT GUY! He was a prolific contributor to the SharePoint community. The author of many SharePoint books, most recently “Inside…