Cannot generate SSPI Context in SQL Server

Cannot Generate SSPI Context is a generic connectivity error you may encounter while working with SQL Server. One of our customer had a new installation of SQL Server and ran in to this error. After hours of head scratching, customer emailed us with the error message...

SQL Server Developer Edition Free Download

Get a copy of SQL Server 2017 Developer Edition SQL Server developer edition is now free! Finally, Microsoft has made it easy for companies to develop and test SQL Server 2017 by making the developer edition of SQL Server completely free. This is certainly helpful for...

Optimize for Ad Hoc Workload in SQL Server

When a query is executed, it compiles and generates an execution plan and stores it in the plan cache. If this is a one time query that will never be run again, then the newly generated plan and space in plan cache are wasted. This means the buffer pool now contains a...