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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: XTP
SQL Server versions: 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017


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Occurs when waiting for an In-Memory OLTP thread to complete. Information from Microsoft®

Very rare

This wait never occurs for most instances

For each of 4207 instances, we ranked WAIT_XTP_TASK_SHUTDOWN on how frequent it is compared to all other recent waits. The chart shows the total of all rankings.

Prevalence of WAIT_XTP_TASK_SHUTDOWN across the Spotlight Population

For 35 % of hours with this wait, average wait time is less than 0.18 ms

For each instance, we found all the recent hours when it had a WAIT_XTP_TASK_SHUTDOWN wait. We found the average latency for each of those hours.

4 instances contributed data to this chart

Latency Distribution of WAIT_XTP_TASK_SHUTDOWN across the Spotlight Population