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SQL Server Management Data Warehouse

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Configuring SQL Server management data warehouse (MDW) for data collection

I am configuring a data warehouse on an SQL Server to collect data. However, the process is not finishing and it stays as per below for hours until it is manually stopped: Have you ever encountered ...
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MDW Data Collector Server Activity collection step 3 suddenly stopped working

For many weeks my data collections from my database instace have been uploading to my MDW server. Suddenly step 3 of the Server Activity Collector has stopped working giving the following error: Job ...
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Server Activity data collector job fails due to performance counters

tl;dr: what Windows permission / configuration is needed for the "Server Activity" data collection job to run successfully? I'm running SQL Server 2016 SP1 CU6 (13.0.4457.0) on Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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How to Configure Management Data Collection through SSMS without Installation error?

I am trying to configure Management Data Warehouse Wizard from SSMS for Data collection. Getting error message at step2: Run Installation Script on Database. Error message info in below: Run ...
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Management Data Warehouse Database

We have a MDW Database in our PROD Server of size 40GB. I can see all the collector Jobs are not running properly and the purging MDW job. mdw_purge_data_[ManagementDWH] is not running saying the ...
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Query Statistics in management data warehouse empty

i am using management data warehouse form SQL Server 2012. I used it before on a 2008 instance a few years ago and everything worked good. However this time i cannot see any Query Stastics data ...
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Error When Trying to Run MDW Data Collector

I have SQL Server Management Data Warehouse (MDW) set up across multiple instances, all in the same way with the same accounts and permissions. On one server I get an error when trying to run the ...
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SQL Server MDW - Query for data collector retention period

I have data collectors active on many remote servers and I am trying to find a query that will capture the retention periods for all data collectors active on an instance. These are system data ...
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Query to calculate database growth

I have the following query that outputs some good information from MDW data collectors regarding database space usage. I am wondering with the following columns (db size, reserved space, unused space, ...
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Scripting Microsoft Data Warehouse Wizard

I am trying to automate the MDW setup process in my environment. Currently I have everything complete except for enabling the data collectors (usually uses a wizard as seen ). Has anyone seen or ...
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Proxy for MDW data collection on remote servers - SQL Server 2012

I am trying to setup data collection (for disk usage) from remote servers and upload it to my MDW database. I understand I will need a proxy set up for the agent to do this but which subsystem to I ...
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SQL Server configuring both UCP and MDW on a single server

I'm trying to configure both UCP and MDW on a SQL Server. I have already setup UCP and it created [sysutility_mdw] database. Now when i try to setup MDW it is trying to use sysutility_mdw database ...
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Separating system databases from MDW SQL Server 2008 R2

We have the Management Datawarehouse feature configure on two of our SQL Servers. Both point to the same central database and upload their results to it. Everything works fine with the built in ...
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Migrate Management Data Warehouse to a New Instance

Is there a defined procedure to follow for moving a SQL Server 2012 Management Data Warehouse to a new server\instance? We intend to setup MDW on a test SQL Server instance first, but will then want ...
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mdw_purge_data_ long runtime

I have a SQL Server 2008 R2 that is running several databases and has also been configured as our central MDW. When the management data warehouse is created it creates a number of agent jobs one of ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 high Buffer I/O causes

Am trying to troubleshoot performance on a SQL Server that we have for our document management server and today performance has hit an all time low. Looking at the Management Data Warehouse (MDW) I ...