Tag Archives: SQL 2012

Memory Configuration Changes | SQL Server 2012

Hi Friends, There are a few changes in SQL Server 2012 in Memory Manger, and a DBA should be aware of such changes before upgrading or installation of SQL 2012 Instance on production. In Earlier versions of SQL Server (before SQL 2012) SQL Server was also consuming memory outside of the limit defined in Max …

SQL Server AWE Enabled Option | Deprecated

Like we already know, Windows-based applications can use Windows AWE (Address Windowing Extensions) APIs to allocate and to map physical memory into the process address space. AWE allow 32-bit operating systems to access large amounts of memory. Memory that is allocated by using this method is never paged out by the operating system, provided “Lock …

Understanding, Analysing and Troubleshooting Deadlocks – Part1

A deadlock occurs when two or more tasks permanently block each other by each task having a lock on a resource which the other tasks are trying to lock. In simple language, Deadlock is a situation when two or more processes are waiting to acquire lock on resource(s) which are already blocked by opposite participant …

SQL Server Resource Governor Webcast – Demo Scripts

Hi Friends, Last week I took a webcast “Tap is the only Solution Ver.2 (SQL Server Resource Governor)“. The webcast was very well received and there were a lot of questions regarding the Demo and the scripts. So in this blog post I’ll provide all the scripts to implement, test, tweak & remove Resource Governor. …