Microsoft SQL Server Performance Monitoring and Tuning

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  • contiguous

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  • drilldown

    As currently used in information technology, to drill down (verb) is to focus in on something. 

  • contiguity

    Contiguity (from Latin contiguus and contingere, to have contact with) is the state of being in close proximity with or even touching another object. 

About Microsoft SQL Server Performance Monitoring and Tuning

From testing and monitoring to indexing and troubleshooting, you're sure to find a resource to help resolve your Microsoft SQL Server performance problems. To ensure your SQL Server databases and applications run at their full potential, you must continually identify performance problems and quickly address bottlenecks. This page features resources covering all aspects of SQL Server performance and tuning, with details on debugging applications, optimizing database performance and more. Also, be sure to check out our recent tutorials on SQL Server performance tuning via indexes and queries.