• Adam Thurgar

Who is active?


A great script to add to your toolkit. sp_whoisactive by Adam Machanic.

It is a comprehensive activity monitoring stored procedure that works for all versions of SQL Server from 2005 through 2017.

Download it from:

http://whoisactive.com/

The one addition that I make is to mark it as a system object.

BTW - This is my 100th blog.


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