SQL Server 2008: Enter the Data Collector!

June 11, 2008

[From SQL Server Magazine]

The Performance Data Warehouse (PDW) isn't a new idea; however, it's rarely implemented. A PDW is the idea or concept of applying business intelligence (BI) solution architectures to a DBA’s informational requirements. A DBA needs information, such as query statistics, server activity, and disk usage that's relevant to his or her database systems.

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