P A R T  4

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Troubleshooting and Tuning

C H A P T E R  14

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Monitoring Your Server

As a database administrator, you are required to monitor the performance of SQL Server, the users who are logging in to your server, and to identify changes to objects within your environment. When you are effectively monitoring SQL Server, then you can proactively make informed decisions about changes made in your environment. The alternative is that you make reactive decisions, which are often times not thought out completely.

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