Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Performance Tuning Cookbook

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Learn
  • Monitoring SQL Server Performance with Profiler, Execution Plan, and system statistical function
  • Finding performance bottleneck with the help of Resource Monitor and DTA
  • Creating and Managing Indexes efficiently to boost performance
  • Creating and Managing Partition efficiently
  • Managing database files efficiently
  • Planning Guide and Query Hints
  • Dealing with locking, blocking, and deadlocking
  • Configuring SQL Server instance option for achieving performance benefit
  • Managing Performance with Policy based management and Resource Governor
About

As a DBA you must have encountered a slow running application on SQL Server, but there are various factors that could be affecting the performance. If you find yourself in this situation, don't wait, pick up this book and start working towards improving performance of your SQL Server 2012. SQL Server 2012 Performance Tuning Cookbook is divided into three major parts -- Performance Monitoring, Performance Tuning, and Performance Management--that are mandatory to deal with performance in any capacity.

SQL Server 2012 Performance Tuning Cookbook offers a great way to manage performance with effective, concise, and practical recipes. You will learn how to diagnose performance issues, fix them, and take precaution to avoid common mistakes.

Each recipe given in this book is an individual task that will address different performance aspects to take your SQL Server's Performance to a higher level.

The first part of this book covers Monitoring with SQL Server Profiler, DTA, System statistical function, SPs with DBCC commands, Resource Monitor & Reliability, and Performance Monitor and Execution Plan.

The second part of the book offers Execution Plan, Dynamic Management Views, and Dynamic Management Functions, SQL Server Cache and Stored Procedure Recompilations, Indexes, Important ways to write effective TSQL, Statistics, Table and Index Partitioning, Advanced Query tuning with Query Hints and Plan Guide, Dealing with Locking, Blocking and Deadlocking and Configuring SQL Server for optimization to boost performance.

The third and final part gives you knowledge of performance management with help of Policy Based Management and Management with Resource Governor.

Features
  • Learn about the performance tuning needs for SQL Server 2012 with this book and ebook
  • Diagnose problems when they arise and employ tricks to prevent them
  • Explore various aspects that affect performance by following the clear recipes
Page Count 478
Course Length 14 hours 20 minutes
ISBN 9781849685740
Date Of Publication 25 Jul 2012

Authors

Ritesh Shah

Ritesh Shah is a data professional and has 10+ years of experience in Microsoft technology from SQL Server 2000 to the latest one and has worked from Visual Basic 6.0 to .NET Framework 4.0. He has deployed many medium scale as well as large scale projects using Microsoft technology. He shares his knowledge in his blog SQLHub.com and also helps the community in different portals like BeyondRelational.com, Experts-Exchange.com and Asp.Net forums.

Bihag Thaker

Bihag Thaker is an SQL Server enthusiast, an MCTS (SQL Server 2005) and MCITP (SQL Server 2008) who has been working on SQL Server technology for the last few years. Initially he was into .Net technology, but his keen interest in SQL Server led him to be a database specialist. He is currently working as a database administrator. He has worked on numerous performance tuning assignments and executed large scale database migrations. He likes to share his knowledge and enjoys helping the SQL Server community. You will find him talking about SQL Server on his blog MsSQLBlog.com.