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README.md

usp_WhatsUp

Purpose:

Understand what's up with your SQL Server and get all sorts of useful troubleshooting information such as:

  • A snapshot on running sessions/requests;
  • Current blocking information;
  • Optionally, SP/Query/Trigger/Function execution stats.

Parameters for executing usp_WhatsUp

  • @sqluptime Output current SQL Server instance uptime. Default is ON.
  • @requests Output in-flight batch requests. Default is ON.
  • @blocking Output in-progress blocking chains, identifying the top blockers. Default is ON.
  • @spstats Output stored procedures execution statistics since last instance startup. Default is OFF.
  • @qrystats Output query execution statistics since last instance startup. Default is OFF.
  • @trstats Output triggers execution statistics since last instance startup. Default is OFF.
  • @fnstats Output user-defined functions execution statistics since last instance startup. Default is OFF.
  • @top For spstats, qrystats, trstats, and fnstats, output only the top X. Default X is 100.

Detail on output sections:

In the output, you will find the following information in 6 sections:

  • Uptime Information
  • Running Sessions/Requests Report including resource usage, running statement, execution plan, blocking resource, waits and other relevant information.
  • Waiter and Blocking Report, including information on head blocker and blocking chains.
  • Stored procedure execution statistics.
  • Query execution statistics.
  • Trigger execution statistics.
  • Function execution statistics.

Change log:

  • 2012-09-10 Added extra information
  • 2013-02-02 Added extra information
  • 2013-04-12 Added page type information (PFS; GAM or SGAM) when wait type is PAGELATCH_ or PAGEIOLATCH_ .
  • 2013-05-23 Fixed parse page issue
  • 2013-09-16 Added mem grants information
  • 2013-10-17 Added statements to blocking and blocked sections, fixed head blocker info
  • 2013-12-09 Fixed blocking section showing non-blocked sessions also
  • 2014-02-04 Fixed conversion issue with blocking section
  • 2014-04-09 Added information to blocking section, and fixed conversion issue
  • 2014-12-09 Handle illegal characters in XML conversion
  • 11/16/2016 Added support for SQL Server 2016 SP1 and live query plan snapshot.
  • 12/2/2016 Fixed transport-level error issue with SQL Server 2016 SP1.
  • 2/16/2016 Added NOLOCK hints.
  • 3/28/2017 Fixed missing characters in offset fetches.
  • 10/11/2017 Commented out stored procedure/query stats section to optimize for in-flight requests.
  • 10/20/2017 Added Query stats section and support for sys.dm_exec_query_statistics_xml.
  • 04/02/2019 Added support for sys.dm_exec_query_plan_stats and trigger/function stats section.
  • 04/08/2019 Made into a stored procedure usp_whatsup instead of adhoc script for ease of use.
  • 04/09/2019 Fixes to the adhoc to sproc conversion:
  • 04/15/2019 Added support for input buffer DMF.
  • 04/17/2019 Fixed function stats query failing in SQL Server 2012 and 2014.
  • 06/05/2019 Added TOP option to return limited number of rows for execution statistics.
  • 06/06/2019 Fixed issue with CHAR(0) and XML conversion;
    • Fixed issue with @fnstats execution error.
  • 06/11/2019 Fixed issue with running requests in SQL Server 2019.
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