Greg Larsen


Gregory A. Larsen is currently the lead DBA at the Washington State Department of Health. Greg has been working with SQL Server since 1999. Greg has been working as a DBA on one platform or another since 1985. Greg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Washington State University. Greg currently holds a MCTS: SQL Server 2005 certification and is one test away from getting his MCITP: Database Administrator certificate. Greg is a PASS chapter leader for the Olympia Area SQL Server User Group.

Greg also maintains a website: that is dedicated to providing examples of how to code T-SQL. If you have any questions for Greg he can be contacted at [email protected].

Obtaining Index Usage Information - 05 Jan 2009

Creating Your Own Custom Data Collections - 03 Dec 2008

System Data Collection Reports - 26 Jun 2008

SQL Server 2008’s Management Data Warehouse - 07 Apr 2008

Monitoring Stored Procedure Performance with sys.dm_exec_cached_plans - 14 Feb 2008

Query Execution Statistics - 15 Jan 2008

Measure TSQL Statement Performance - 19 Dec 2007

The “sys.dm_os_performance_counters” Dynamic Management View - 13 Nov 2007

SQL Server DBA Dashboard - 05 Nov 2007

Creating Custom Reports for SSMS - 22 Oct 2007