Enumerates a list of performance counters that are supported by the instance of SQL Server.
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)
Return ValueType: System.Data.DataTable
A DataTable object value that contains a list of performance counters supported by the instance of SQL Server. The table describes the different columns of the returned DataTable.
The name of the performance counter object. The SqlServer.ExecStatistics object, for example.
The name of the performance counter. The Distributed Query counter, for example.
The name of the measurement to be taken. The Exec started per second instance, for example.
This method enumerates all the performance counters available in SQL Server that you could use to create a performance alert. You can also see the performance counters listed in Using SQL Server Objects.
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