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Tune Your Indexing Strategy with SQL Server DMVs

SQL Server Indexes need to be effective. It is wrong to have too few or too many. The ones you create must ensure that the workload reads the data quickly with a minimum of I/O. As well as a sound knowledge of the way that relational databases work, it helps to be familiar with the Dynamic Management Objects that are there to assist with your indexing strategy.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/10/23 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: indexing
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Targeted Index Performance Improvements

This article identifies which indexes are used when T-SQL code runs, and proposes ways of improving these targeted indexes, leading to better performing code.  Read more...
By Ian Stirk 2012/08/03 (first published: 2009/09/17) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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Get Performance Tips Directly From SQL Server

This article describes a utility that allows you to inspect cached plans and extract information that can be useful in improving the performance of your SQL.  Read more...
By Ian Stirk 2012/06/22 (first published: 2009/06/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 46,330 reads

Targeted Index Performance Improvements

This article identifies which indexes are used when T-SQL code runs, and proposes ways of improving these targeted indexes, leading to better performing code.  Read more...
By Ian Stirk 2012/08/03 (first published: 2009/09/17) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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Investigating Transactions Using Dynamic Management Objects

There can be a great difference in the performance of a particular routine in a test database, and in a fully loaded production system. When you hit performance problems in a database under load, and there is excessive locking and blocking, how can you determine exactly where the problems lie, in order to fix them?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/10/22 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: transactions
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DMVs: are they worth the effort?

Many of the SQL Server DMVs still have a wild, unfinished feel but they are an incredibly useful tool for DBA, well-worth the sweat and toil required to learn and query them effectively.   Read more...
By Tony Davis 2010/08/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Using Dynamic Management Objects to Monitor I/Os Against an Instance of SQL Server

To ensure that queries run as efficiently as possible, the database administrator needs to monitor performance to find inefficient queries. This article focuses on exploring how a DBA can monitor the I/Os against an instance of SQL Server, using Dynamic Management Objects, or more commonly know as Dynamic Management Views (DMVs) and Functions (DMFs).   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/08/11 | Source: Database Journal | Category: performance tuning
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Understanding Dynamic Management Views and Functions in SQL Server 2008

Performance monitoring and optimization is an inseparable part of a DBA's activities. To optimize a poorly performing system/query or to troubleshoot the performance issues you need to know the root cause. Prior to SQL Server 2005, we had several system tables to monitor the state of the system.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/04/06 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: dmv
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Get Performance Tips Directly From SQL Server

This article describes a utility that allows you to inspect cached plans and extract information that can be useful in improving the performance of your SQL.  Read more...
By Ian Stirk 2012/06/22 (first published: 2009/06/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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SQL Server DMVs in Action - Sample Chapter

Read the first chapter of this new book on DMVs.  Read more...
By Press Release 2010/03/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: dmv
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Quick Tip Of The Day

Over and over again we are told that the DMV’s only hold data since your last reboot. So, how do...  Read more...
By Wesley Brown 2010/02/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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SQL Server DMV Green Paper

Get a free green paper, an early access look at a new DMV book from longtime author Ian Stirk.  Read more...
By Press Release 2010/02/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: dmv
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What SQL Statements Are Currently Executing?

This article describes a utility that allows you to identify what SQL statements are currently executing.  Read more...
By Ian Stirk 2009/12/11 (first published: 2008/10/28) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: dmv
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SQL Server Monitoring Scripts with the DMVs

If you do not have a third party monitoring tool in place, the only way is to constantly monitor SQL Server. To do this without being overly intrusive, we need to rely on the SQL Server DMVs.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/10/23 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: monitoring
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Targeted Index Performance Improvements

This article identifies which indexes are used when T-SQL code runs, and proposes ways of improving these targeted indexes, leading to better performing code.  Read more...
By Ian Stirk 2012/08/03 (first published: 2009/09/17) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 41,937 reads

Troubleshooting Performance Problems in SQL Server 2008

This white paper provides step-by-step guidelines for diagnosing and troubleshooting common performance problems by using publicly available tools.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/07/31 | Source: TechNet Blogs | Category: troubleshooting
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Retaining historical index usage statistics for SQL Server - Part 2

We look at performing the same task for the sys.dm_db_index_operational_stats Dynamic Management Function (or DMF.) The process is identical, the code is however quite different due to the structural differences between sys.dm_db_index_usage_stats and sys.dm_db_index_operational_stats.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/06/24 | Source: MSSQLTips.com
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Get Performance Tips Directly From SQL Server

This article describes a utility that allows you to inspect cached plans and extract information that can be useful in improving the performance of your SQL.  Read more...
By Ian Stirk 2012/06/22 (first published: 2009/06/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 46,330 reads

Finding the Worst Performing T-SQL Statements on an Instance

Greg Larsen introduces some Dynamic Management Views (DMVs) and Dynamic Management Functions (DMFs) to help monitor your application's T-SQL performance. In addition, he provides a Stored Procedure that utilizes the DMVs and DMFs to produce a report that quickly identifies poorly performing T-SQL statements.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/03/02 | Source: Database Journal | Category: dmv
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Using DMVs to improve SQL index effectiveness

Dynamic management views measure the effectiveness of indexes and discover fragmented indexes that may slow down SQL Server.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/02/18 | Source: SearchSQLServer | Category: dmv
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