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  • 1. Make SQL Server to talk you! Antonios Chatzipavlis Software Architect , Development Evangelist, IT Consultant MCT, MCITP, MCPD, MCSD, MCDBA, MCSA, MCTS, MCAD, MCP, OCA MVP on SQL SERVER
  • 2. Objectives • SQL Server Agent Alert System • Event Notifications 2
  • 3. What Is an Alert? • Predefined response to an event • Triggered by jobs, performance conditions, or application log events • Can notify an operator or start a specified job 3
  • 4. Create an Alert Use SQL Server Management Studio or “sp_add_alert” Specify  Alert name  Condition (Event, WMI trigger, performance condition) that triggers the alert  Response – notify an operator, start a job EXEC dbo.sp_add_alert @name = N'Test Alert', @message_id = 55001, @severity = 0, @notification_message = N'Error 55001 has occurred. The database will be backed up...', @job_name = N'Back up the AdventureWorks Database' ; 4
  • 5. Responding to Alerts Either Launch a Job  Use an existing job  Create a new job Or Notify an Operator  Schedule responders for different parts of the day or week  E-mail, pager, or net send 5
  • 6. Using Alerts DEMO 6
  • 7. Overview of Event Notifications • Messages containing event data DDL Events Trace Events DML Events Database and Server Events • Sent to an event processing service by using Service Broker A message type and contract are predefined You must create a queue, a service, and a route 7
  • 8. Creating Event Notifications 1. 2. 3. 4. Define the Event Notification Specify the Scope Specify the Event Specify the Service CREATE EVENT NOTIFICATION NotifyALTER_T1 ON DATABASE FOR ALTER_TABLE TO SERVICE '//' , '8140a771-3c4b-4479-8ac0-81008ab17984'; 8
  • 9. Processing Event Notifications 1. Receive the message 2. Extract event data by using XQuery DECLARE @cmd nvarchar(1000) NVARCHAR(256), DECLARE @messageTypeName DECLARE @posttime nvarchar(24) @messageBody XML DECLARE @spid nvarchar(6) ;RECEIVE TOP(1) @messageTypeName = message_type_name, SET @messageBody = message_body @cmd = @messagebody.value ('(/EVENT_INSTANCE/TSQLCommand/CommandText)[1]', FROM dbo.NotifyQueue; 'nvarchar(100)') SET @@ROWCOUNT = 0 IF @messagebody.value ('(/EVENT_INSTANCE/PostTime)[1]','nvarchar(24)') RETURN SET @spid = @messagebody.value ('(/EVENT_INSTANCE/SPID)[1]','nvarchar(6)') 9
  • 10. Managing Event Notifications 1. Viewing event notifications and queues 2. Deleting event notifications SELECT name FROM sys.event_notifications SELECT definition FROM sys.service_queues DROP EVENT NOTIFICATION UpdateStats ON SERVER 10
  • 11. Implementing Event Notifications DEMO 11
  • 12. Q&A 12
  • 13. My Blogs 13
  • 14. Thank you 14