Wait Stats by Joe Sack

Wait stats rock.  As I shared recently with friends, when it comes to SQL Server performance, wait stats are the #1 arrow in my quiver, the first tool out of my toolbox, the Vera of guns (see the Firefly episode Our Mrs. Reynolds to divine that reference). In a previous post I stated the importance…

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Wait Stats Introductory References

Preamble For those of you who are already facile with SQL Server wait stats, there’s nothing new here.  However, if you’re a n00b, this is a great place to start. History As I commented here on SQL MVP Jason Massie’s blog, I first became aware of the importance of wait stats in an editorial for…

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