Some tools of the trade and why a DBA should know more

It is important to understand, that the DBA’s work is barely limited only to the mere database performance. Here is what I mean by this:

there is much more to the “well-being” of a system than just the good performance of the database. Very often I get to perform database performance analysis

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SQL Server Perfmon (Performance Monitor) Best Practices

In a recent post I wrote that there are many ways to solve a problem.

In this post I will talk about the Perfmon and specifically about performance counters collection. Brent Ozar wrote a great article a while back on the Perfmon Best practices and in his article he suggests the use of perfmon logs and

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