This article describes the ActivityTrace7 job that puts blocking and performance data into a trace file for further analysis.
Like most SQL Server service packs, the latest service pack by Microsoft for SQL Server 2000 is simple to install. Don't let this deceive you though. A step mishap can leave your system in an inconsistent state and cause major problems when users begin to hit it again. This article will provide you a step-by-step guide to installing Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2000.
Ever have a large batch of scripts you need to run? It takes a while if you have to open each one in Query Analyzer and execute it. One of our readers proposed an alternative - take a look the small app Andy Warren wrote to make doing this task a breeze.