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New whitepaper on tuning Change Data Capture performance

Microsoft’s Steffen Krause has written an excellent whitepaper on Tuning the Performance of Change Data Capture in SQL Server 2008, that I technically reviewed, and it was published late last year. To get an overview of Change Data Capture (CDC) before reading the whitepaper, see the TechNet Magazine article I wrote for the November issue, titled SQL Server 2008: Tracking Changes in Your Enterprise Database. The new whitepaper covers:

  • Configuration of sys.sp_cdc_enable_table parameters
  • Configuration of the CDC capture job
  • Using Extended Events to determine the performance and characteristics of CDC
  • Influence of CDC scan job parameters on CDC performance
  • Influence of workload characteristics on CDC performance
  • Influence of sys.sp_cdc_enable_table parameters on CDC performance
  • CDC cleanup job considerations
  • Transaction log file considerations

Check it out at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd266396(v=sql.100).aspx.

5 thoughts on “New whitepaper on tuning Change Data Capture performance

  1. Is this link “http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd266396.aspx” still working. I am not able to access the article

  2. I have the Change Data Capture in my large environment and as you mentioned in your article… I´m facing disk space issues with the log files.

    I was considering change my data track from CDC to Change track.

    This e-mail is just to tell you it’s a great article and will be very usefull to open my mind about other alternatives…

    Thank you so much…

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