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SQL Server 2019 Administrator's Guide - Second Edition

By : Marek Chmel, Vladimír Mužný
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SQL Server 2019 Administrator's Guide - Second Edition

By: Marek Chmel, Vladimír Mužný

Overview of this book

SQL Server is one of the most popular relational database management systems developed by Microsoft. This second edition of the SQL Server Administrator's Guide will not only teach you how to administer an enterprise database, but also help you become proficient at managing and keeping the database available, secure, and stable. You’ll start by learning how to set up your SQL Server and configure new and existing environments for optimal use. The book then takes you through designing aspects and delves into performance tuning by showing you how to use indexes effectively. You’ll understand certain choices that need to be made about backups, implement security policy, and discover how to keep your environment healthy. Tools available for monitoring and managing a SQL Server database, including automating health reviews, performance checks, and much more, will also be discussed in detail. As you advance, the book covers essential topics such as migration, upgrading, and consolidation, along with the techniques that will help you when things go wrong. Once you’ve got to grips with integration with Azure and streamlining big data pipelines, you’ll learn best practices from industry experts for maintaining a highly reliable database solution. Whether you are an administrator or are looking to get started with database administration, this SQL Server book will help you develop the skills you need to successfully create, design, and deploy database solutions.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Section 1: Provisioning the SQL Server Environment
Section 2: Server and Database Maintenance
Section 3: High Availability and the Cloud with SQL Server 2019

Monitoring In-Memory OLTP

As mentioned in the Cooperation of disk-based and memory-based parts of SQL Server section, memory consumption of the in-memory part of the database can be huge and aggressive. That is why it is necessary to monitor the amounts of memory occupied by in-memory objects regularly. The simplest way to obtain an overview of the memory usage of the in-memory environment is to use reports in Management Studio:

  1. Right-click on a database in Management Studio and select Reports from the pop-up menu that appears.
  2. Under the Standard Reports option, select Memory Usage By Memory Optimized Objects from the list of reports.

    The report shown by this option is depicted in the following screenshot:

    Figure 10.10 – Memory consumption report

    The first row shows the total amount of memory consumed by objects created by the user. The diagram shows several sections of in-memory allocation such as tables...