Eric Wahner


Who's Blocking

A quick little standalone script that tells you what process is blocking and what processes the blocking processing actually blocking.When running this script in QA, change your output to "Results in Text" ( CTRL-T ).  Utilizes the blocking info in sp_who2 combined with dbcc inputbuffer and a little cursor to wrap it all up.  Formatting […]

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2007-04-19 (first published: )

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What's Running

spWhatsRunning does just that.  It tells you exactly what is executing on your server.  By combining the output of the sp_who and dbcc inputbuffer, this script will tell you exactly whats being executed.  DBCC INPUTBUFFER will tell you the same thing, but by the time you get the spid, the offending process may be gone.  […]

2007-04-17 (first published: )

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