New Activity Monitor – What you should know about the Refresh Interval

Now that you know where to find the Activity Monitor in SQL Server 2008 Management Studio, here are some things you should know about how the refresh interval works that isn’t completely documented. Unlike the previous version of the Activity Monitor (AM), the new AM starts up with a 10 second refresh interval. That doesn’t…

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Where is that darn Activity Monitor in SQL Server 2008?

Technorati Tags: SQL Server 2008,Activity Monitor,SSMS You may have heard – we rewrote the Activity Monitor from the ground up. However, I’ve seen feedback on the Connect site and from others looking at SQL Server 2008 who claim they can’t find the Activity Monitor. Well – I guess I learned a lesson – don’t willy-nilly…

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Welcome

My name is Bill Ramos and I’m a Principal Program Manager on the SQL Server Manageability team. I used to hang out on the http://blogs.msdn.com/sqlrem team blog, but I’m striking it out on my own to be more personable. My current focus within the SQL Server team is on two fronts: the SSMS user experiance;…

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