All we need is an easy explanation of the problem, so here it is.
I would like to be able to fetch the name of the elastic pool that the current database belongs to using TSQL but the only DMV I can find with a column containing elastic is sys.elastic_pool_resource_stats
& I don’t see any reference to databases there. I also checked sys.databases to see if an extra column got sneaked on there but nothing I could recognise.
Ideally this should work like @@servername or db_name()
(when on earth will they get around to creating server_name() or @@dbname so that we can code consistently ?)
Does anyone know a suitable command ?
(btw no tag for "elastic pools")
How to solve :
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What about this?
-- TSQL to find Databases, corresponding elastic pool names and DB edition SELECT @@SERVERNAME as [ServerName], dso.elastic_pool_name, d.name as DatabaseName, dso.edition FROM sys.databases d inner join sys.database_service_objectives dso on d.database_id = dso.database_id WHERE d.Name <> 'master' ORDER BY d.name, dso.elastic_pool_name
Found it, though the solution is rather limited, because this DMV is only available in the master database and you can’t actually refer to it from within a user database.
select d.name, o.* from sys.database_service_objectives o join sys.databases d on o.database_id = d.database_id
Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂