SSMS SQL Server Profiler

This post is showing you how to use the stand alone SQL Server Profiler with the SQL Server Management Studio.

SQL Server Profiler used to come with SQL Server Standard Edition and above. When I have downloaded the SSMS for SQL Server 2016 then I realized the SQL Server Profiler is in it.


1. Download the code sample from

2. Change the connection string in web.config.

To start to experience the SQ: Server in SSMS 17.

1. Start SQL Server Management Studio.

2. Go to Tools -> SQL Server Profiler.

SQL Server Profiler will be started.

3. In SQL Server Profiler select File -> New Trace…

4. Type in the value for Trace name.

5. Click Run to start the trace.

6. Start Visual Studio.

7. Open the AugularCRUD solution you have downloaded.

8. Change the Connection String in web.config to point to your own SQL Server.

9. Run the solution by pressing F5.

You will see the Select statement below.


[Extent1].[Emp_Id] AS [Emp_Id],

[Extent1].[Emp_Name] AS [Emp_Name],

[Extent1].[Emp_City] AS [Emp_City],

[Extent1].[Emp_Age] AS [Emp_Age]

FROM [dbo].[Employee] AS [Extent1]

10. Add a new Employee and click Submit.

You will see the insert statement below starts with exec


About chanmingman

Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
This entry was posted in .Net, Cloud, Community, Computers and Internet, Data Platform and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.