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The charts are based on 2.1 TB of data collected from 4207 instances uploaded by 323 Spotlight users over an 8 week period.


Category: Other
SQL Server versions: 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017


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Waiting for the secondary database to connect to the primary database before running recovery. This is an expected wait, which can lengthen if the connection to the primary is slow to establish. Information from Microsoft®


This wait has never occurred recently

HADR_RECOVERY_WAIT_FOR_CONNECTION has not occurred recently on 4207 instances checked.

Prevalence of HADR_RECOVERY_WAIT_FOR_CONNECTION across the Spotlight Population