SQLServer:Databases(_Total)\Transactions/sec vs SQL Statistics\Batch Requests/sec (video)

Perfmon counters are great for measuring workload, but choosing which counter to baseline can be confusing.

The Transactions/sec counter has big blind spots

Watch a quick 5 minute demo showing that the SQL Statistics\Batch Requests/sec counter sees more of your workload than the Databases(_Total)\Transactions/sec counter does.

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