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Gathering Perfmon Data with Powershell

Inspired to streamline the process of gathering and storing data from Performance Monitor Counters, SQL Server MVP Laerte Junior guides us through the functions of his remarkably useful module.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/07/21 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: powershell
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Performance Counter DMV sys.dm_os_performance_counters

By querying a single DMV, sys.dm_os_performance_counters to be precise, you can collect counter information that you would receive from PerfMon for the various SQL Server counters.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/06/29 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: performance monitoring
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Performance Analysis Using SQL Server 2008 Activity Monitor Tool

While looking through the new features and improvements in SQL Server 2008 Management Studio (SSMS) we found a potentially interesting one called Activity Monitor. Database developers and Database Administrators can use Activity Monitor to get a quick overview of an SQL Server 2008 system performance. Can you give us a detailed explanation of how we go about using Activity Monitor?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/01/26 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: sql server 2008
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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 Tempdb Usage and Bottlenecks tracked with Extended Events

How do I effectively find out if the Tempdb database is suffering from an allocation bottleneck? Should I create multiple TempDB files per core on this server to improve performance? How do I check this information programmatically?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/10/13 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: tempdb
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Collecting Query Statistics for SQL Server 2005

With SQL Server 2005 DMVs, we can easily find query performance statistics. Every DBA has a favorite script to find query performance stats. I also have one. But, are all the queries captured by the DMVs? In this tip I will walk through capturing some of this data and show what is capture and what is not captured by the DMVs.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/10/05 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: statistics
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Don't Build a Monitoring System

Should you buy or build a monitoring system for your SQL Server? Todays' guest editorial from Grant Fritchey talks about the resistance to recommendations that many people seem to have.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2009/09/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Don't Build a Monitoring System

Should you buy or build a monitoring system for your SQL Server? Todays' guest editorial from Grant Fritchey talks about the resistance to recommendations that many people seem to have.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2009/09/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Don't Build a Monitoring System

Should you buy or build a monitoring system for your SQL Server? Todays' guest editorial from Grant Fritchey talks about the resistance to recommendations that many people seem to have.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2009/09/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 779 reads

Don't Build a Monitoring System

Should you buy or build a monitoring system for your SQL Server? Todays' guest editorial from Grant Fritchey talks about the resistance to recommendations that many people seem to have.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2009/09/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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The DBA as Detective: Troubleshooting Locking and Blocking

Rodney Landrum describes in his own unique style how he, as a working DBA, goes about troubleshooting problem queries, and investigating various types of locking and blocking problems. In the process, he passes on valuable tips learned from practical, and sometimes stressful, experience.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/09/02 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: dba
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Retaining historical index usage statistics for SQL Server - Part 3

In this, the third of the four part series on persisting the rowset results from the indexing Dynamic Management Views cached in temporary internal SQL Server structures we will explore what is required to store the missing index-related metadata.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/07/20 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: indexing
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Automating Performance Monitor Statistics Collection for SQL Server and Windows

You have about 100 SQL Servers installed in your production environment. You have performance problems on few of the servers, but they happen during the time when you are not watching the servers. So, how can you automate performance statistics collection on all the servers around the clock so we have the statistics for 24/7/365.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/07/08 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: performance monitoring
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Collecting performance counters and using SQL Server to analyze the data

Quite frequently I find myself in situation where I need to get detailed information on performance monitor counters. For example I need to determine which processes are consuming all CPU at certain times.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/04/09 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: performance monitoring
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Monitoring Your Servers : Data Collection vs. Performance Advisor

An article sponsored by SQL Sentry that compares how the Data Collector in SQL Server 2008 and SQL Sentry's Performance Advisor can be used with your SQL Server. Written by MVP Aaron Bertrand.  Read more...
By Aaron Bertrand 2009/03/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: product reviews
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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
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 47,927 reads

Investigating SQL Server 2008 Wait Events with XEVENTS

Some reasons for the slow-running of database applications aren't obvious. Occasionally, even the profiler won't tell you enough to remedy a problem, especially when a SQL Statement is being forced to wait. Now, in SQL Server 2008, come XEvents, which allow you to look at those waits that are slowing your SQL Statements. Mario Broodbakker continues his series about SQL Server Wait Events  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/07/30 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: performance monitoring
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Monitoring Report Execution Performance with Execution Logs

This article presents an excerpt from the book, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Step by Step, by Stacia Misner and Hitachi Consulting. Learn how to monitor reporting services by implementing an execution logging database and reviewing reports that query that database.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/07/25 | Source: TechNet Blogs | Category: reporting services (ssrs)
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Measuring Performance of Stored Procedures

Database developers need to write stored procedures which are not only fully functional, but also which perform acceptably. This article concentrates on some of the counters used to measure performance and analyses methods of capturing these counters.  Read more...
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Screencast: SQL PerfMon counters for buffer manager

SQL Server MVP Kevin Kline focuses on PerfMon counters for SQL Server and shares best practices for tracking IO intensive access methods and buffer manager activity.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/05/12 | Source: SearchSQLServer | Category: performance monitoring
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