You need to trac your microsoft sql server system with transact-sql statements
This is by design
Most people like to use the SQL Server Management GUI to monitor the database system but sometimes it is nice to monitor a system with just sql statements.
To show the current locks:
to show a certain lock (13 in our example) you can use:
EXEC sp_lock 13
To show the current user activity:
to show a certain user (hulk in our example):
EXEC sp_who hulk
To get the space used by a database or table:
EXEC sp_spaceused mytable1
Some general information about sour sql server:
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Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.