SQL Server: How display current connections to a database and/or table?

Is there a stored procedure or UI command that shows the current live connections to a particular database and more importantly to a table (if possible)?  

For instance, a list of users and when they connected, and what the connection is doing?

MySQL has something like this called "show processlist."  Was wondering if SQL Server had something similar.


show processlist;        [MySQL]

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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
you can see the connections to a database thru   'sp_who2 ' but you wont get the info on the connections to a table
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pssandhuCommented:
You can set up a trace in SQL Profiler and that will show you scripts users are running and determine what tables they are running.
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Eugene ZCommented:
exec sp_who
exec sp_who2
 
Select * from master..sysprocesses
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sp_who
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa260384(SQL.80).aspx
 
sysprocesses table
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa260456(SQL.80).aspx
 
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and use sql profiler to see what is running
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms979207.aspx 
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Raja Jegan RSQL Server DBA & Architect, EE Solution GuideCommented:
Using sp_who2 will help you out.

But DMV's are recommended to start from SQL Server 2005.

SELECT * FROM sys.dm_exec_connections
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