Your doctor monitors your heart rate, blood pressure, and weight. You’re a server doctor, and there are vital metrics you should watch about your SQL Servers. Even if your servers are healthy today, learn the ten most important Perfmon metrics you should be tracking so you’ll know if things are getting better or worse. Microsoft Certified Master Brent Ozar will help you along your internship in this 30-minute video:
The links we referenced:
- Our Perfmon Tutorial – how to slice & dice your metrics in Excel.
- Best Practices for Running SQL Server on VMware – more in-depth configuration tweaks for VMware.
- How to Make SQL Queries Run Faster – high disk latency numbers don’t necessarily mean you have a storage problem.
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