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Category: Remote Provider
SQL Server versions: 2000, 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017


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Occurs during synchronization of access to the list of locks for a transaction. In addition to the transaction itself, the list of locks is accessed by operations such as deadlock detection and lock migration during page splits. Information from Microsoft®


This wait has never occurred recently

XACTLOCKINFO has not occurred recently on 4207 instances checked.

Prevalence of XACTLOCKINFO across the Spotlight Population