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Get-DbaWaitResource

Author Stuart Moore (@napalmgram), stuart-moore.com
Availability Windows, Linux, macOS

 

Synopsis

Returns the resource being waited upon

Description

Given a wait resource in the form of 'PAGE: 10:1:9180084' returns the database, data file and the system object which is being waited up.

Given a wait resource in the form of 'KEY: 7:35457594073541168 (de21f92a1572)', returns the database, object and index that is being waited on, With the -row switch the row data will also be returned.

Syntax

Get-DbaWaitResource
    [-SqlInstance] <DbaInstanceParameter>
    [[-SqlCredential] <PSCredential>]
    [-WaitResource] <String>
    [-Row]
    [-EnableException]
    [<CommonParameters>]

 

Examples

 

Example: 1
PS C:\> Get-DbaWaitResource -SqlInstance server1 -WaitResource 'PAGE: 10:1:9180084'

Will return an object containing; database name, data file name, schema name and the object which owns the resource

Example: 2
PS C:\> Get-DbaWaitResource -SqlInstance server2 -WaitResource 'KEY: 7:35457594073541168 (de21f92a1572)'

Will return an object containing; database name, schema name and index name which is being waited on.

Example: 3
PS C:\> Get-DbaWaitResource -SqlInstance server2 -WaitResource 'KEY: 7:35457594073541168 (de21f92a1572)' -row

Will return an object containing; database name, schema name and index name which is being waited on, and in addition the contents of the locked row at the time the command is run.

Required Parameters

-SqlInstance

The target SQL Server instance or instances.

Alias
Required True
Pipeline false
Default Value
-WaitResource

The wait resource value as supplied in sys.dm_exec_requests

Alias
Required True
Pipeline true (ByValue)
Default Value

Optional Parameters

-SqlCredential

Login to the target instance using alternative credentials. Accepts PowerShell credentials (Get-Credential). Windows Authentication, SQL Server Authentication, Active Directory - Password, and Active Directory - Integrated are all supported. For MFA support, please use Connect-DbaInstance.

Alias
Required False
Pipeline false
Default Value
-Row

If this switch provided also returns the value of the row being waited on with KEY wait resources

Alias
Required False
Pipeline false
Default Value False
-EnableException

Replaces user friendly yellow warnings with bloody red exceptions of doom! Use this if you want the function to throw terminating errors you want to catch.

Alias
Required False
Pipeline false
Default Value False

 

Want to see the source code for this command? Check out Get-DbaWaitResource on GitHub.
Want to see the Bill Of Health for this command? Check out Get-DbaWaitResource.