Intelligent Query Processing: degree of parallelism feedback 

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Part of the SQL Server 2022 blog series. DOP inefficiencies are a constant challenge; Current DOP methods are inefficient The degree of parallelism (DOP) with which a query is executed can greatly impact its performance. Any time a query is using parallelism, there is always the question of if it’s using the right amount of parallelism. Read more

Backup and restore to URL for S3-compatible object storage 

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Part of the SQL Server 2022 blog series. Backup and restore to simple storage service (S3)–compatible object storage is a new feature introduced in SQL Server 2022 that grants the user the capability to back up or restore their databases using S3-compatible object storage, whether that be on-premises, or in the cloud. What is object storage? Read more

Azure Data Studio August Release 

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SQL Server 2022, the most Azure-enabled release of SQL Server yet was announced in May and is publicly available in preview. SQL Server 2022 (preview) is now also available as an option in the Azure Data Studio Deployment Wizard. Read more