Collecting performance counter values from a SQL Azure database

Performance Monitor is a well-known tool for SQL Server diagnostics and troubleshooting. However, when working with SQL Azure, it is obviously not available. That said, in the latest SQL Azure update (V12), the sys.dm_os_performance_counters DMV is now available. This DMV provides the values for all SQL Server (but not Windows) performance counters, and can replace…

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