SQL Server 2008 makes performance tweaking easier

August 19, 2008

[From GCN]

SQL Server administrators optimizing their databases will have some new tools when Microsoft releases the next version of its relational database management system, SQL Server 2008, due for general release next month.

Perhaps the most notable improvement is a new feature called the Performance Data Collector (PDC), said Microsoft Federal development consultant Jack Bradham. You could think of PDC as a small data warehouse that keeps track of the performance of SQL Servers.

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