Welcome to SQL XEvents
Extended Events is an awesome power tool in SQL Server that should be a part of every data professionals toolbox. This tool brings a wealth of information in a package that is incredibly easy to use, though it seems daunting at first. At SQL XEvents, our goal is to help curtail the complexity and daunting nature of Extended Events and help you to become proficient at XEvents and maybe even get you closer to being that SQL Server superhero you've always wanted to be!
New to the world of Extended Events? This section is designed to help all gain a better understanding of the basics with Extended Events. Learn how to create sessions, find the right event for your problem, and how to become more familiar with the Extended Events feature.
We have a vast collection of articles, targeted at performance tuning, available to read and use. There are many variables related to performance tuning and troubleshooting and Extended Events has just about everything you would need to help with that adventure.
Extended Events is a highly valuable tool for anything that touches the SQL Server ecosystem. We can't just focus on SQL Server, however, since there are many products that may interact with SQL Server. In this section, you may find valuable information about Extended Events and SSAS, Sharepoint, and Dynamics.
We have a vast collection of sample sessions available to read and use. Many of these sample sessions are for a wide array of issues within SQL Server. Many of the sample sessions offer invaluable insights into the internals of SQL Server but may not be specifically targeted at troubleshooting a specific issue (e.g. Audit events).