troubleshooting Question

SQL using lot of CPU, but not much showing up in sp_who

Avatar of David Todd
David ToddFlag for New Zealand asked on
Microsoft SQL Server
5 Comments3 Solutions466 ViewsLast Modified:
Hi Experts,

Version is SQL 2000 Standard Edition (SP3).

Client says main application is running slow. Suspicion is that another database is using too much SQL and the main application is suffering.

In task manager SQL is using most of CPU.sp_who2 shows almost no activity.

I'm running a 24/48 hour performance monitor counters to see what is happening. I included transaction/sec on each of two main databases.

Where to look next? Is there something else that can tell me which database is taking all the CPU?

Thanks
  David
Join the community to see this answer!
Join our exclusive community to see this answer & millions of others.
Unlock 3 Answers and 5 Comments.
Join the Community
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 3 Answers and 5 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros