DTAXML Element (DTA)


Applies To: SQL Server 2016

The root element of a Database Engine Tuning Advisor XML input or output file, DTAXML contains all elements that describe tuning input and the tuning output that Database Engine Tuning Advisor generates.

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xmlns:xsiRequired. Identifies the XML Schema Instance namespace. Attributes from this namespace are used to reference the schema that is used to validate the Database Engine Tuning Advisor XML file.

Required value: http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance
xmlnsRequired. Identifies the Database Engine Tuning Advisor namespace.

If you edit the Database Engine Tuning Advisor XML file using the XML editor in SQL Server Management Studio, this value is used by F1 Help and Dynamic Help to locate possible reference topics in SQL Server Books Online.

Required value:

 Database Engine Tuning Advisor XML Schema Namespace
Data type and lengthNone.
Default valueNone.
OccurrenceRequired once per DTA XML file.
Parent elementNone
Child elementsDTAInput Element (DTA)

 DTAOutput Element (see Database Engine Tuning Advisor XML schema for information)

For more information about XML namespaces, see Namespaces in an XML Document in the Microsoft MSDN Library.

For examples of typical DTAXML elements, see XML Input File Samples (DTA).

XML Input File Reference (Database Engine Tuning Advisor)
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