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


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Occurs while waiting to acquire ownership of a transaction. Information from Microsoft®


This wait has never occurred recently

XACT_OWN_TRANSACTION has not occurred recently on 4207 instances checked.

Prevalence of XACT_OWN_TRANSACTION across the Spotlight Population