Microsoft Exam 70-433 (part 7)

I’m putting together a new series to cover the materials you’ll need to know in order to pass the 70-433.  Microsoft’s exam that covers Database Development using Microsoft SQL Server 2008.  I’m going to list the topics covered in several posts, each one will include links to details to those topics.  If you have any questions, let me know!

Gathering Performance Information (11 percent)

  • Capture execution plans.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: graphical execution plans; SHOWPLAN
  • Gather trace information by using the SQL Server Profiler.
  • Collect output from the Database Engine Tuning Advisor.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: prepare a workload
  • Collect information from system metadata.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: Dynamic Management Views (DMVs), catalog views

By Shannon Lowder

Shannon Lowder is the Database Engineer you've been looking for! Look no further for expertise in: Business Analysis to gather the business requirements for the database; Database Architecting to design the logical design of the database; Database Development to actually build the objects needed by the business logic; finally, Database Administration to keep the database running in top form, and making sure there is a disaster recovery plan.

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