First thing to do is to define what's acceptable and what's not acceptable otherwise how would you know there is any degradation?
Originally Posted by GladiatoR
Set performance baselines for the most critical queries and processes; if possible negotiate performance SLAs with Business then keep the database performing in between the acceptable boundaries.
Pablo (Paul) Berzukov
Author of Understanding Database Administration
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