Archives: March 2011
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There’s a lot of dynamic management and system objects to keep track of in SQL Server.
We all sometimes have the moment when we can’t remember exactly which DMV, DMF or other system view/function returns a particular column, or if something even IS accessible from the system objects.
When this… Read more
It’s often useful to be able to run a bunch of stored procedures in the background over a period of time against a test instance.
This can be nice for:
- Demos and presentations.
- Populating DMVs with data you can slice and dice.
- Learning to use things like extended…