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The system table, "sysperfinfo," is the representation of the internal performance counters of SQL Server. This article demonstrates how to retrieve and store information from "sysperfinfo" to a CSV file, so that it can be analyzed.
Auditing in SQL Server is something that is becoming more and more prevelant, and will likely become more regulated over time. Dinesh Asanka brings us a new article on the basics of SQL Servers most powerful auditing configuration, C2 level auditing.
SQL Server will autogrow your databases as they run out of space. But the process doesn't manage space, nor does it check the free space on the drive. Allowing autogrow to grow unchecked and unmanaged will eventually use up all the free disk space and potentially crash your server. New author Mark Nash brings you his system for monitoring space usage and generating a report that eases this process.