SQL Server performance investigation

Introduction I frequently help teams inside and outside of Microsoft investigate SQL Server database performance issues. As well, I monitor some large internal SharePoint databases to understand their performance characteristics and to make sure we are improving our overall performance. Here are some of the queries I use to investigate performance issues and monitor performance….


SQL Server Modeling Services announcement

The code name “Oslo” repository now has the official name “SQL Server Modeling Services”. SQL Server Modeling Services will be a SQL Server workload like SQL Server Reporting Services. Details will be announced at the PDC where the most relevant session is http://microsoftpdc.com/Sessions/SVR19. You can also read about it online at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd129586(VS.85).aspx. In Microsoft, like…