Dynamic management views (DMVs) return server state information that can be used to monitor the health of a server instance, diagnose problems and tune performance.
Since few months, I test the future new version SQL Server 2012 codename Denali and I was very surprised form the news DMVs from this version.
I will just explain some DMVs very interesting for a DBA.
My article is based on msdn web site reference and you find in the end from each chapter a msdn reference for more details of the DMV.
Last week, I attended for the first time the Microsoft TechDays. The 2011 Swiss “edition” took place in Bern. For me it is new challenge, because I newer worked deeply with the Microsoft Database Platform “SQL Server”.
During our test to create a failover clustering with the new function ‘AlwaysOn High Availability’, we had a few difficulties to overcome like the restoring of databases of the secondary cluster node.
In this article, we will just explain you how to avoid it before you encounter the problem.