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 SQL Mag by Brian Moran several years ago: Waits and Queues: Performance-Tuning Gems Brian Moran April 22, 2004 http://www.sqlmag.com/Article/ArticleID/42441/sql_server_42441.html <subscription required> Brian wrote that Tom Davidson’s article published a few months prior was “the first truly new SQL Server…performance-tuning information that I’ve run across in several years”

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Wait Stats Introductory References

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