I was recently emailed with a question about tracking database usage information using Extended Events and the person wanted to know why the event session
During a recent client engagement to look at the performance problems of a production SQL Server I ran into something I hoped to never see
I’ve had so many questions about the same problem with the ring_buffer target in Extended Events lately that I figured I would write a blog
Last week someone sent Kimberly an email asking what the read_microsec column in the sys.dm_os_buffer_descriptors DMV in SQL Server 2012 showed. The email was passed
A few months back I received an email from a member of the community that was trying to filter the sqlos.wait_info event for some of
If you use Extended Events you may have noticed that the ERRORLOG file gets bloated with messages like: Using ‘dbghelp.dll’ version ‘4.0.5’ every time you
Extended Events are a powerful new way of troubleshooting problems with SQL Server, and the addition of UI support in SQL Server 2012 Management Studio
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