Database Performance Tuning http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9175/more en Introduction to the Index Operational Statistics Dynamic Management Function http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/introduction-index-operational-statistics-dynamic-management-function <div class="node-body article-body">How do query operations translate to metadata inside two popular SQL Dynamic Management Objects?</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/introduction-index-operational-statistics-dynamic-management-function" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/introduction-index-operational-statistics-dynamic-management-function#comments Database Performance Tuning dm_db_index_operational_stats dm_db_index_usage_stats Dynamic Management Index lookups performance tuning Scans Seeks SQL Server Writes Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:26:00 +0000 31841 at http://sqlmag.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/mustangjoe/20437315996/in/photolist-x8YA2b-AAUaZP-gsGt5t-FD1fia-tJFvLh-8w64xS-ajW591-sqTV73-fJZXmL-nMScWf-diHVKo-o54g8R-ojSyGR-muUZZa-qpHAfo-tJFNJq-9XHGYT-drap2V-aDPmJg-eaqTWA-aALPbG-8kL6B9-dkmjGr-ok86sw-dVeQqX-f26Jhw-8ZBMGp-C4Xard-iDdAmQ-aALPf5-asQ6mi-qFAAxk-aEh5Fa-8iFawh-8iBV18-8cu2Cn-ok89iS-oi8kvC-ok8aS3-asSHqL-aD5bUo-8W8ZBH-8x5eTf-96dJp7-8iFabG-naG6bR-apKk5t-8zmq1v-7XVw8D-8UukgW Top Insights You Can Gain from the Usage Stats Dynamic Management View (Part 2) http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/top-insights-you-can-gain-usage-stats-dynamic-management-view-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body"><h3>A Review of Part 1</h3> <p>In part one of this article I laid out the base query for which to return valuable information out of the sys.dm_db_index_usage_stats Dynamic Management View.&nbsp; In part two here I&rsquo;ll now so how we can use the base query for addressing specific questions about index usage (or lack of) and what you may be able to discern from minor adjustments to that base query.</p> <p>For those of you who want to jump right in without all the initial theory here is that base t-sql statement from Part 1</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/top-insights-you-can-gain-usage-stats-dynamic-management-view-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/top-insights-you-can-gain-usage-stats-dynamic-management-view-part-2#comments Database Performance Tuning SQL Server dynamic management views Indexes performance tuning SQL usage Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:37:00 +0000 30441 at http://sqlmag.com http://www.waynebarry.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Magnifying-Glass.jpg Top Insights You Can Gain from the Usage Stats Dynamic Management View (Part 1) http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/top-insights-you-can-gain-usage-stats-dynamic-management-view-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Valuable insights are available about your indexing strategy through the Dynamic Management Views: one in particular.</p></div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/top-insights-you-can-gain-usage-stats-dynamic-management-view-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/top-insights-you-can-gain-usage-stats-dynamic-management-view-part-1#comments Database Performance Tuning dynamic management views Indexes performance tuning SQL usage Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:55:00 +0000 29261 at http://sqlmag.com http://youtodesign.com/Vector/2015/033963.html Data Tales: The Case of the Database Diet (Part 1) http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/data-tales-case-database-diet-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">DATA TALES #6: The Case of the Database Diet (Part 1) (in which Dr. Greg Low begins his plans of placing a VLDB on a diet...</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/data-tales-case-database-diet-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/data-tales-case-database-diet-part-1#comments Database Performance Tuning Microsoft SQL Server row compression shrink database vldb Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:11:00 +0000 28971 at http://sqlmag.com Comprehensive Wait Stats Query for SQL 2005 - 2016 http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/comprehensive-wait-stats-query-sql-2005-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Looking for a Microsoft SQL Server wait statistics query that works across all versions of SQL since 2005. This is the one.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/comprehensive-wait-stats-query-sql-2005-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/comprehensive-wait-stats-query-sql-2005-2016#comments Database Performance Tuning wait stats;sql server 2016;tuning;dynamic management views;sys.dm_os_wait_stats Mon, 30 Nov 2015 23:22:00 +0000 26421 at http://sqlmag.com https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=flickr+creative+commons+clock&view=detailv2&&id=B521C75DE844D8306AD9A534E94CB687DE9A7799&selectedIndex=0&ccid=mvGcgVuD&simid=608020099792111676&thid=OIP.M9af19c815b835e1041c74caa642b5a0ao0&ajaxhist=0 New Dynamic Management Views in SQL Server 2016 Part 2: dm_exec_session_waits http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/new-dynamic-management-views-sql-server-2016-part-2-dmexecsessionwaits <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2016 is rapidly approaching release and in this continuing series Tim Ford exposes some of the new Dynamic Management Objects available in the latest version of Microsoft's flagship database platform.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/new-dynamic-management-views-sql-server-2016-part-2-dmexecsessionwaits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2016/new-dynamic-management-views-sql-server-2016-part-2-dmexecsessionwaits#comments SQL Server 2016 Database Performance Tuning dynamic management objects sql server 2016 wait statistics Sun, 18 Oct 2015 12:55:00 +0000 26261 at http://sqlmag.com Identifying High-Impact Queries and Stored Procedures with Dynamic Management Views http://sqlmag.com/database-performance-tuning/identifying-high-impact-queries-and-stored-procedures-dynamic-management <div class="node-body article-body">Are you looking for a comprehensive set of scripts to identify queries or stored procedures with highest reads or writes, most CPU consumption, or are the longest running on your SQL Server instances? 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