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Guest Columnist: Erin Stellato

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Capturing Baselines on SQL Server: Wait Statistics

By capturing baseline data, a well-prepared DBA should get a good idea of what potential issues they will face. In this article Erin Stellato looks at Wait Statistics and what they can tell you about your databases.  Read more...
By Erin Stellato 2013/02/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: baselines
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Capturing Baselines on SQL Server: Where's My Space?

In this article, we'll tackle the topic of monitoring disk space usage. By tracking how much is in use and how much is still available, over time we'll have the data we need for better capacity planning, and can ensure that a database won't ever run out of disk space.  Read more...
By Erin Stellato 2013/01/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: baselines
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5 Reasons You Must Start Capturing Baseline Data

It is widely acknowledged within the SQL Server community that baselines represent valuable information that DBAs should capture. Unfortunately, very few companies manage to log and report on this information, and DBAs are then forced to troubleshoot from the hip and scramble to find evidence to prove that the database is not the problem. This article will make a compelling argument for why DBAs must start capturing baseline information, and will create a roadmap for subsequent posts.  Read more...
By Erin Stellato 2012/11/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: baselines
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Back to Basics: Capturing Baselines on Production SQL Servers

If you have not been capturing baselines on your production servers, then today is the day you can start. This article provides scripts, valid for SQL Server 2005 and higher, which anyone can use to capture basic information about a SQL Server instance.  Read more...
By Erin Stellato 2012/11/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: baselines
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