SQL Server Performance

Mapping out Server usage

Discussion in 'Performance Tuning for DBAs' started by Will192, Oct 30, 2006.

  1. Will192 New Member

    Before I start poking around in the system tables, I figured that I would ask around on some forums first.

    What I want to do it two things:

    1. Show on a graph how long each one of my nightly jobs runs, scheduled through SQL Agent. Also I want to show on this graph where my jobs overlap and fight for resources.

    2. Show on a graph cpu and disk usage for the time period when my nightly jobs run. I know that this info can be captured through the task manager and exported to SQL Server Reporting Services, but I haven't had time to set it up yet.

    I want to compare the two graphs and see if I have any time 'hotspots' of the night and then I can move stuff around to get things done faster.

    Does anyone know of any products out there that would help me out? I figured that I would ask around before I started developing my own process, hoping that someone else has already done this before.

    Thanks in advance for any responses to this post.

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  2. Luis Martin Moderator

    Try SQLDiagnostics rom Idera.
    This tool give you all information about CPU, Disks, etc. Also you can find jobs duration.
    About the 1rs point, I think you have to graph manually.


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