Monthly Archives: April 2009

Stress testing SSAS

Usually we’re using load testing tools as a basis for performance tuning or in order to give reliable hardware recommendations. You can find two approaches for load testing at the Codeplex website.   The ASLoadSim project uses Visual Studio 2005 … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2008 SP1 with Report Builder 2.0 as Click Once Application

As most of you might have already heard, SQL Server 2008 SP1 is out and can be downloaded from the Microsoft site.  The build number is 2531 (so the complete version number is now 10.0.2531.0). Among the bug fixes and … Continue reading

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Performance Counters for SSAS 2008

Vidas Matelis posted an overview of the SSAS performance counters at ssas-info.com. You can find the complete list here: http://www.ssas-info.com/analysis-services-articles/58-ssas-2008/1113-analysis-services-2008-performance-counters   As with other categories of performance counters you can easily get lost with the "countless counters". The Analysis Services … Continue reading

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