Getting Started with SQL Server In-Memory OLTP – Part 2

In my previous article of this blog series, I introduced SQL Server In-Memory OLTP and explained how it is possible to create an In-Memory OLTP – enabled database. Also, I showed via simple examples, how easy is to create memory-optimized tables (durable and non-durable). Today we are going to talk about naively-compiled stored procedures as well … Read more…

Getting Started with SQL Server In-Memory OLTP – Part 1

SQL Server In-Memory OLTP (MS Docs article) is a powerful engine integrated into the SQL Server Engine (version 2014 and later), optimized for Online Transaction Processing (OLTP). This article helps you getting started with SQL Server In-Memory OLTP and it is the first part in a series of articles focusing on SQL Server In-Memory OLTP.   … Read more…

In-Memory OLTP Simulator v1.0 Now Live!

After two years of heavy development, my tool “In-Memory OLTP Simulator” is finally out! In-Memory OLTP Simulator enables the IT Professional and Developer to easily test the powerful In-Memory OLTP Engine of SQL Server 2014® (or later) with different simulations and against different workloads. In the Ultimate Edition of the tool, among other, the user … Read more…

Introducing In-Memory OLTP Simulator

One of the key features originally shipped with SQL Server 2014 was the long-awaited In-Memory OLTP, codenamed as project “Hekaton”. In-Memory OLTP introduced new data structures for optimizing the performance of OLTP workloads. These data structures are called “memory-optimized” tables and along with natively compiled stored procedures, they can offer a huge performance boost when … Read more…

In-Memory Optimization in SQL Server: A Simple Experiment

Introduction to SQL Server In-Memory Optimization In one of my previous articles I briefly introduced In-Memory Optimization in SQL Server. In this article we will conduct a simple experiment utilizing this new technology and discussing the benefits. The experiment will be organized in the following steps: Create the In-Memory processing enabled database Create the tables … Read more…

Introducing In-Memory Optimization in SQL Server

In-Memory OLTP (codenamed “Hekaton”) is the most significant feature originally shipped with SQL Server 2014. It is Microsoft’s new technology which is fully integrated into SQL Server’s Database Engine. In-Memory OLTP introduces new data structures for optimizing the performance of OLTP workloads. These data structures are called “memory-optimized” tables and along with natively compiled stored … Read more…

The In-Memory OLTP Engine in SQL Server 2014: An Overview

A few days ago, on March 21st, I participated as an invited speaker at Microsoft Conference 2014 that took place in Nicosia, Cyprus. My session was on SQL Server 2014 and specifically about what’s new in this release of SQL Server. My session’s agenda was on the following areas of new features on SQL Server: … Read more…