Posts Tagged ‘SQL Server 2008 R2’

SSL Encryption in SQL Server


This post discuss about security of SQL Server data and  steps required to configure SSL Encryption in SQL Server. There is a feature named Transparent Data Encryption in SQL server 2008 which provides security for static data, what about the data that flows over the network. SSL Encryption can answer this question.

What is SSL Encryption?
Secure […]

Using For Loop and Foreach Loop Containers in SSIS


SQL Server Integration Services supports two container tasks name For Loop and Foreach loop. These containers supports to execute the repetitive workflows in controlled way. The For Loop has three expressions that control it’s execution and termination. This post also discuss about Foreach loop container in SSIS.

The three expressions are
InitExpression  The For Loop evaluates […]

Analyzing SQL Server Performance using Performance Monitor Counters

This post discusses about using Performance Monitor tool to create a base-line using different performance counters. It also discusses analyzing hardware resource bottlenecks and retrieving performance monitor data in sql server using views. Performance Monitor Tool collects the detailed information of system resources including memory, processor , disk and network.SQL Server 2008 provides extensions to […]

Monitoring running processes in SQL Server 2008 R2


You can view the current connections and processes that running on a sql server instance in two ways

Using Activity Monitor
Using T-SQL statements

Monitoring Process in Activity Monitor
To open the Activity Monitor in SQL Server Management Studio Right click the server then select the Activity Monitor option as shown below

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SQL Server Reporting with Analysis Services


SQL Server Analysis Services is used to present the aggregated data to support analysis, ad-hoc reporting and decision making process. Technically CUBE is used in Analysis Services to build the aggregated data. Once it is build then you can easily navigate and produce reports for business analysis. This post discusses using analysis services in SQL […]

Installing AdventureWorks Analysis Services Database


This post discuss about configuring the AdventureWorks Analysis Services Database in SQL Server 2008 R2. You can download the sample databases from here. By default when you install the setup you would not see the analysis services database, you need to do some configurations to get it appear in analysis services database.

To deploy the analysis […]