Tag Archives : DMVs


SQL Server A to Z – DMV

Today’s episode of SQL Server A to Z is brought to you by the letter D.? D is for Dynamic Management View (DMV).? DMVs were introduced in SQL 2005 as a way to provide administrators with a window into what’s going on in SQL Server at any given moment.? This can range from OS statistics, […]


How is SQL Server using all that memory, anyway?

I want to stick with the subject of memory because I think it’s probably the most misunderstood (and sometimes downright mysterious) component of SQL Server. I know I, for one, could benefit from a better understanding of its inner workings. So today I’d like to share that little bit of code I mentioned last week, […]