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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Administration Cookbook

By : Satya Shyam K Jayanty
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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Administration Cookbook

By: Satya Shyam K Jayanty

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Administration Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers
More DBA Manageability Best Practices

Multiserver Management Using Utility Explorer

SQL Server 2008 R2 improves the ability to manage multiple servers centrally with UCP. The UCP collects configuration and performance information that includes database file space utilization, CPU utilization, and storage volume utilization from each enrolled instance. Using Utility Explorer helps you to troubleshoot the resource health issues identified by SQL Server UCP. The issues might include mitigating over-utilized CPU on a single instance or multiple instances.

UCP also helps in reporting troubleshooting information using SQL Server Utility on issues that might include resolving a failed operation to enroll an instance of SQL Server with a UCP, troubleshooting failed data collection resulting in gray icons in the managed instance list view on a UCP, mitigating performance bottlenecks, or resolving resource health issues.

In order to manage multiple instances efficiently, there are certain settings available within the Utility Explorer tool...