Processes in a runnable state (worker query)

This metric measures the load of running processes within SQL Server. It doesn’t show any specific problems, but can act as a measure of the pressure being put on your SQL Server instance.

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Metrics install automatically if you have SQL Monitor installed.

If you are using Redgate’s SQL Server monitoring tool, SQL Monitor, you can instantly install and run this metric on your servers.

This metric measures the load of running processes within SQL Server. It doesn’t show any specific problems, but can act as a measure of the pressure being put on your SQL Server instance. You will need to compare these values to a baseline in order to properly interpret them.

Metric definition

Name

Processes in a runnable state (worker query)

Description

Acts as a simple measure of SQL Server load by measuring the number of processes that are in a runnable state.

The T-SQL query that will collect data

Instances to collect from

Select all

Databases to collect from

master

Collection frequency

300

Use collected or calculated values

Leave the Use a calculated rate of change between collections check box unchecked

Metric collection

Enabled

Alert definition

An alert is not required