Script example for SQL Trace

Use SQL Profiler in your production environment to target poorly performing T-SQL commands in SQL Server 2000 and SQL 2005. Microsoft database expert Michelle Gutzait guides you through SQL Trace, from how to use trace definition through incorporating SSIS/DTS packages into the process. Locate problematic T-SQL commands and send the reports to your SQL Server development team.

Code example:
The following code does not handle transactions or errors, so it can be simple and understandable.
It is better to add transactions and error handlers in the real environments.

→ Here is what the DTS package would look like:


For your convenience, this next section is available in a clickable Microsoft Word document. Click here to view or download the DTS steps and SQL script.



Targeting SQL Profiler to determine performance problems
 Home: Introduction
 Step 1: Tracing statements in SQL Server 2000
 Step 2: Tracing statements in SQL Server 2005
 Step 3: How to use SQL Trace definition
 Step 4: Script example for SQL Trace
 Step 5: SQL Trace results in SQL Profiler

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:   
Michelle Gutzait works as a senior databases consultant for ITERGY International Inc., an IT consulting firm specializing in the design, implementation, security and support of Microsoft products in the enterprise. Gutzait has been involved in IT for 20 years as a developer, business analyst and database consultant. For the last 10 years, she has worked exclusively with SQL Server. Her skills include database design, performance tuning, security, high availability, disaster recovery, very large databases, replication, T-SQL coding, DTS packages, administrative and infrastructure tools development, reporting services and more.
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