1. SQL Query Performance Tuning 2. Memory Performance Analysis 3. Disk Performance Analysis 4. CPU Performance Analysis 5. Creating a Baseline 6. SQL Query Performance 7. SQL Query Performance 8. Index Architecture and Behavior 9. Index Analysis 10. Database Engine Tuning Advisor 11. Key Lookups and Solutions 12. Statistics, Data Distribution, and Cardinality 13. Index Fragmentation 14. Execution Plan Generation 15. Execution Plan Cache Behavior 16. Parameter Sniffing 17. Query Recompilation 18. Query Design Analysis 19. Reduce Query Resource Use 20. Blocking and Blocked Processes 21. Causes and Solutions for Deadlocks 22. Row-By-Row Processing 23. Memory-Optimized OLTP Tables and Procedures 24. Database Performance Testing 25. Database Workload Optimization 26. SQL Server Optimization Checklist
Sajal Dam holds a master's of technology degree in computer science from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and has been working with Microsoft technologies for over 12 years. He has developed an extensive background in designing database applications and managing software development. Sajal also possesses significant experience in troubleshooting and optimizing the performance of Microsoft-based applications, from front-end web pages to back-end databases. While working at Microsoft, Sajal helped many Fortune 500 companies design scalable database solutions and maximize the performance of their database environments. As an IT strategist at Dell, Sajal manages Dell's vast database infrastructure by optimizing not only the databases, but also the database management processes, tools, and use of best practices. He also works closely with the application development teams and vendors, including Microsoft, in analyzing and resolving performance bottlenecks.