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SQL Server 2008 lock timeouts script


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-- lock_timeouts8.sql
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By default, all processes wait indefinitely for locks in SQL Server.
This behavior can be changed by using the SET LOCK_TIMEOUT command,
which limits the number of seconds that a process waits for a lock before
timing out. The question might be asked, “How one know if the timeout was
set too short?”

For SQL Server 2000 and above, the following query can be used:
select
   cntr_value
from 
   master.dbo.sysperfinfo
See code depot for full script
where 
   counter_name = 'Lock Timeouts/sec' 
and 
   object_name = 'SQLServer:Locks' 
and 
   instance_name = '_Total'





 

 

 

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