Performance tuning free tools to add to your SQL Server favorites
I recently spoke on SQL Server performance tuning at CFUNITED, a conference focusing on Cold Fusion, where I found a large number of developers who use SQL Server every day. In my presentation, I offered a variety of free tuning tools that attendees were
not aware of. Here I'll share the list with you and provide more detailed tips in the future.
About the author: Jeremy Kadlec is the Principal Database Engineer at Edgewood Solutions, a technology services company delivering professional services and product solutions for Microsoft SQL Server. He has authored numerous articles and delivers frequent presentations at regional SQL Server Users Groups and nationally at SQL PASS. Jeremy is also the SearchSQLServer.com Performance Tuning expert. Ask him a question here.
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This was first published in July 2005
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