Step-by-Step Guide

Find and fix SQL Server 2000 performance issues

Finding the root cause of a SQL Server 2000 performance issue can be difficult to say the least, but not knowing where to start and what to look for increases the difficultly tenfold. Here I will outline many common SQL Server 2000 performance-tuning issues and offer suggestions on how to address them with free tools and code.

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Hunt down SQL Server performance problems

 Home: Introduction
 Step 1: CPU usage
 Step 2: Disk IO queuing
 Step 3: Memory consumption
 Step 4: Network bandwidth
 Step 5: Transaction-level performance

Jeremy Kadlec
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 Performance Tuning expert. Ask him a question here.
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