Sometimes one might like to identify a particular SQL Server resource using the Page ID this resource is under, you might notice a Page ID sometimes on the Activity Monitor page under the Wait Resource column, if a certain query is waiting on a particular resource, some DMVs will reference Page IDs as well as the SQL Server log files, I find it handy to be able to see exactly what SQL Server Object falls under this Page ID, in order to diagnose any issues with access to that particular resource.
Archive for month: June, 2012
Without a doubt one of the most annoying and least useful errors I have ever encountered during my experience with SSIS.
This error has crept up on an SSIS packages that processes a dimension. The SSIS package is very simple and all it has is a OLE DB Source that dumps data from a query into a Dimension Processing task. The package executes fine until it reaches a particular row in the OLE DB source batch, in which it will fail with the following error message:
Dimension Processing Error: XML parsing failed at line 4, column 3391: Illegal xml character.