In this LIDNUG webinar, Mitchel Sellers walks through performance tuning best practices, and investigates how developers can use ANTS Performance Profiler to explore their application code and the SQL queries and execution plans behind it.
Dynamic Management Views (DMVs) are a significant and valuable addition to the DBA's troubleshooting armory, laying bare previously unavailable information regarding the under-the-covers activity of your database sessions and transactions.
The third article that examines the output of the sp_Blitz script™ run against SQLServerCentral's database servers.
It is frustrating when you hit 'submit' and you get the hourglass big-time. Is it the database to blame? It could be, but there are other suspects that should be considered. Feodor Georgiev describes where, in the long route, to and fro', that a data request makes before returning, that things can get snarled up.