SQL Server Diagnostic Queries – Part 10

Introduction

I have recently started making videos for my YouTube channel. There are several different playlists, but the one for SQL Server is probably most relevant for many people reading this blog. Currently, I am working on a series of videos that dive pretty deeply into each of the queries in my SQL Server 2019 Diagnostic Information Queries. This post coincides with the SQL Server Diagnostic Queries – Part 10 video.

SQL Server Diagnostic Queries – Part 10

This particular video is the tenth in a series of videos that will go through each of the queries in my SQL Server 2019 Diagnostic Information Queries, explaining what each query does and how to interpret the results of each query.

In this video, I cover Query 25 – Fixed Drives, and Query 26, which is Volume Info. These queries let you see where you might have some available disk space for SQL Server database files. You will also size the size and space available on logical drives that already have any SQL Server database files.

My Diagnostic queries are available for free here.

Note: There are separate versions of these queries for every major version of SQL Server starting with SQL Server 2005. The general concepts in these videos are applicable to all versions of SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and SQL Managed Instance.

Even if you are on an older version of SQL Server, these videos will be useful and interesting for you.

Final Words

If you have any questions about this post, please ask me here in the comments, in the YouTube comments for the video, or on Twitter. I am pretty active on Twitter as GlennAlanBerry. Thanks for reading!

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