Question of the Day Twenty-Five

Let us continue our question of the day series with day twenty-five.

What is the activity monitor in SQL Server?

Activity monitor is a built-in monitor that provides information about the process, resource waits, data file input/output, and recent expensive queries that involve the current instance of SQL Server.  It also gives you a small graphical representation of the monitoring as shown below.

Enjoy!

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Florida Gator and Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Star Wars fanatic and is there anything else...oh yeah PS4! I am a geek and SQL Server DBA who dabbles with VMWare, there are other technologies greater than these? Not so fast my friend! I also love to travel to new and exotic places.

Posted on August 27, 2012, in SQL Schoolhouse and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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