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SQL Server 2017: Diagnosing Performance Issues with DMVs

by Glenn Berry

Learn how to easily query SQL Server 2017 for performance information to help identify and fix issues that can affect performance and stability. This course is applicable to anyone responsible for SQL Server 2017 and earlier versions.

What you'll learn

It is very common for SQL Server instances to have workload performance problems in one or more ways. In this course, SQL Server 2017: Diagnosing Performance Issues with DMVs, you will see more than 45 DMV queries you can use to easily examine performance information related to your workload, instance health, and storage health. First, you will learn how to detect and correct many common performance issues related to the overall activity on the SQL Server instance and around the storage subsystem. Next, you will be shown how to investigate memory and CPU issues at the instance level. Finally, you will see how to drill into the database level and investigate performance issues there. By the end of this course, you will be able to find and correct the most common SQL Server performance issues. This course is perfect for anyone who is responsible for a SQL Server 2017 instance, with most topics also applicable to SQL Server 2016 and earlier versions.

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About the author

Glenn works as a Principal Consultant at SQLskills.com. He has been a SQL Server MVP since 2007, and he is also an Adjunct Faculty member at University College - University of Denver. He is the author of the book SQL Server Hardware (Redgate 2011), and he wrote chapters for both SQL Server MVP Deep Dives books.

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