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Posted - 02/25/2014 :  02:03:10  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

How many connection can a database support and how to overcome the issue if the maximum connections have reached its limit.

Is there any option to set the maximum connection for a database.


Bustaz Kool
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Posted - 02/25/2014 :  19:34:25  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
There is an option to set the number of connections to the SQL Server but I can't think of any way to limit at the database level (ouside of single-user mode). See "sp_configure 'user options'" for details. You are, of course, limited by the capabilities of the version you are using and your licensing. There is another server option, named "max worker threads", that could be getting exhausted if its misconfigured. By default it is auto-configuring but if this value was re-configured, you might run into a problem. Both of these setting are visible by looking at the server properties.

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Posted - 02/26/2014 :  08:01:40  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
If my database is performing very slow then how would i identify that the issue is not for the maximum connection and also let me know that how many connection will cause DB performance degradation and from where i see that how many active connection with my database.
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