SQL Server Management Studio Provides–“XE Profiler”

Bob Ward and I worked with our SQL Server Tool developers (thanks David) to enable ‘Quick XE Trace’ capabilities. The feature is available in the latest SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) release. Despite the deprecation of SQL Profiler several years ago, as well as various documents and blogs pointing out the older trace facilities shortcomings…

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SQL Server Linux: Distributed transactions requiring the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator service are not supported on SQL Server running on Linux. SQL Server to SQL Server distributed transactions are supported. – CLARIFIED!!!

  The Linux release notes (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/linux/sql-server-linux-release-notes) indicate support for a SQL Server to SQL Server distributed transaction type. The release notes state: Distributed transactions requiring the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator service are not supported on SQL Server running on Linux. SQL Server to SQL Server distributed transactions are supported. What they should state: Distributed transactions…

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