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Azure SQL Database: Diagnosing Performance Issues with DMVs

by Glenn Berry

Learn how to easily query Azure SQL Database for performance and configuration information to help identify and fix issues that can affect performance and stability. This course is applicable to anyone responsible for Azure SQL Database.

What you'll learn

It is very common for Azure SQL Databases to have workload performance problems. In this course, Azure SQL Database: Diagnosing Performance Issues with DMVs, you will learn how to use a variety of DMV queries to find performance and configuration information in Azure SQL Database. First, you will see how to diagnose and fix configuration issues at the database level. Next, you will discover how to diagnose and fix performance issues related to CPU and workload activity. Finally, you will explore how to find and fix issues related to storage and memory. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to use these DMV queries to increase the performance and stability of your workload on Azure SQL Database.

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About the author

Glenn works as a Principal Consultant at He has been a SQL Server MVP since 2007, and he has a whole collection of Microsoft certifications, including MCITP, MCDBA, MCSE, MCSD, MCAD, and MCTS, which proves that he likes to take tests. His expertise includes DMVs, high availability, hardware selection, and performance tuning. He is also an Adjunct Faculty member at University College - University of Denver, where has been teaching since 2000. He has completed the Master Teacher P... more

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