Video Articles

How to Import Perfmon Data into a SQL Server for Analysis

If you followed the last video, I showed you how to set up windows perfmon for ongoing performance metric collection on all of your critical SQL Server machines. However, having this raw data in a portable format doesn’t mean you have an easy means to access that...

Setup Perfmon for 24×7 Collection

Recording ongoing performance information is vital to have a running history of the system state in case issues arise. More importantly, having a running stream of performance information gives you a running history that you can refer to for generating an ongoing...

SQL Bits 2019 Session now Live

My recording for the session "Zen and the Art of Baselines" from this year's SQLBits conference is now live! Check it out!

Linux for the SQL Server Administrator

The DBA Fundamentals group recently posted the video from my Linux for the SQL Server Administrator session. Check it out!