Monitoring and Tuning SQL Server with Profiler

March 3, 2006

[From Informit]

SQL Server comes with several excellent tools for monitoring and tuning application performance. Profiler is perhaps the most powerful of these tools; it allows you to spy on and analyze the impact of SQL statements sent to your server.

This article provides a very brief overview of main Profiler features. I also discuss some of the advanced Profiler features: profiler templates, replaying a previously recorded trace, and recording traces without Profiler’s graphical user interface.

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