Here is a curated list of Deadlock related links that I recommend visiting:

Deadlock Articles:

Deadlock Presentations:

Deadlock Articles from SQL Monitoring Tools:

Deadlock Videos:

  • Grant Fritchey’s SQL Monitor and Deadlocks
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  • Kendra Little’s “Setting Up Free Blocking Alerts and Deadlock Monitoring (Dear SQL DBA Episode 17)”
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  • Kendra Little
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  • Pluralsight’s “Take a Good Hard Look At SQL Server Deadlocks”
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  • SentryOne’s “SQL Server Deadlocks”
    • Direct YouTube Link:

Index Tools

Here are some Indexing tools you may find helpful:

Index Related Tools: