Extended events are among the most powerful data capture tools available within MS SQL Server. This video explores the new extended event GUI which helps the DBA configure and setup the extended events. While being similar to what Profiler would do, XE or extended events are much more powerful and user configurable. It allows the DBA to do much more in terms of monitoring SQL Server. The level of detail and the ability to filter it allows the DBA to work with a variety of options and monitor SQL Server at a very granular level.