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remote sql server update slow

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Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2008
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I am using a remote sql server 2008 db on a cloud, and I can't run an update sql because it is so slow.  Reading is fast, and I can update a field with a where statement to an id value, but I just want to set the field to zero.  It just hangs running. After 5 minutes I canceled.

Is it something to do with locking?  The table is small, about 18k records, and I don't think anybody else is using it today.

I've tried the sql both from my desktop using Management studio and from a remote desktop session.
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