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Slow query execution

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Hello, I have a strange problem that suddenly happened. I have a Windows 7 Ultimate OS running SSMS 2008. When I run a query or an stored proc against a server (the server is remote and passes through a VPN tunnel) it can take me 40 seconds to get the query to complete. But when I run a similar query against another server located at the same location (go through the same tunnel) I get the results in 1 second.  I select about 400 rows on both servers. The slow response comes from a server that runs sql 2005 and the fast response is sql 2008. I asked a friend that works in the same office with me and uses the same connection as I do to run the same queries and he gets the result in 1 second. Does anyone has any ideas what can cause such problems?  I tried to remove and reinstall all the sql server components from my computer but nothing helped? Thanks, Oded Tal

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