An in-depth look at SQL Server and best practices for troubleshooting
When faced with a variety of SQL Server issues, you need to be able to troubleshoot SQL Server as well as its underlying operating system. To that end, this author group of SQL Server experts presents you with invaluable advice that brings together—and simplifies—practical internal information concerning SQL Server along with troubleshooting techniques and methodologies. Packed with real-world examples of ways to effectively use troubleshooting tools, this book shows you how to efficiently and accurately determine the root of your SQL Server problem so you can successfully resolve it.
Escorts you through the lifecycle of a query to establish an understanding of the fundamental concepts and architectures
Examines the use of memory including the physical components, Windows memory management, and SQL Server's own memory architecture
Reviews SQL Server wait types and how to monitor them with Extended Events
Equips you with the knowledge to confidently specify and monitor your storage performance requirements
Details SQL Server's locking model, the internal use of latches, and row versioning
Shows you how to use SQLDiag, RML Utilities, SQL Nexus, the Management Data Warehouse, and how to build your own SQL Server Management Studio reports
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