Performance Issues


There are several factors that can degrade SQL Server performance and in this section we will investigate some of the common areas that can effect performance.  We will look at some of the tools that you can use to identify issues as well as review some possible remedies to fix these performance issues.

We will cover the following topics:

  • Blocking
  • Deadlocks
  • I/O
  • CPU
  • Memory
  • Role of statistics
  • Query Tuning Bookmark Lookups
  • Query Tuning Index Scans

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