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SQL Server 2008 lock timeouts script

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-- lock_timeouts8.sql
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:
See code depot for full script
   counter_name = 'Lock Timeouts/sec' 
   object_name = 'SQLServer:Locks' 
   instance_name = '_Total'




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