Put Your SQL Servers On A Diet

Everyone know SQL Server loves memory. It will happily gobble up all the RAM you throw at it. On physical boxes, this may not be a big deal, especially if you plan for it and properly configure your max and min memory settings within SQL Server. RAM makes SQL Server run faster and who doesn’t […]

Performance Counters for Virtual Machines

I’ve written in the past about the need to create a baseline of your SQL Server’s performance and how to do that. The list of Perfmon counters I used was from a list that Brent Ozar recommended in one of this videos. I saw something last week that made me add a couple. Paul Randal […]