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BOL: Missing New WaitType Descriptions in sys.dm_os_wait_stats Help Item by Glenn A. Berry


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Type: Bug
ID: 351342
Opened: 6/16/2008 11:53:00 AM
Access Restriction: Public
Primary Feedback Item: 288960
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Description

There are many wait types that are missing from the wait type descriptions table in the BOL help item for sys.dm_os_wait_stats.

ms-help://MS.SQLCC.v10/MS.SQLSVR.v10.en/s10de_6tsql/html/568d89ed-2c96-4795-8a0c-2f3e375081da.htm

Here are a few:

FT_IFTS_SCHEDULER_IDLE_WAIT
FT_IFTSHC_MUTEX
XE_TIMER_EVENT

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Posted by JingZhang on 11/3/2011 at 6:35 PM
seems that these wait type can be ignored safely according to article:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/psssql/archive/2009/11/03/the-sql-server-wait-type-repository.aspx
Posted by Moham Mawla on 7/22/2009 at 8:30 AM
Will it be a problem at least adding descriptions for those three counters instead of waiting for more than a year with nothing ?

Thanks
Posted by Microsoft on 6/16/2008 at 1:29 PM
Thank you for reporting this issue. We are aware of the problem and will be updating the topic in a future update to Books Online.

Kind Regards
Gail Erickson
SQL Server Documentation Team
Posted by Microsoft on 6/16/2008 at 1:28 PM
Hello,
Thanks for reporting this issue. We are aware of this issue and have plans to update the topic with the new descriptions in a future update to Books Online.

Kind regards,
Gail Erickson
SQL Server Documentation Team
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Posted by JingZhang on 11/3/2011 at 6:31 PM
the previous link is invalid now.

I found this link and hope it helps. (not sure whether it is the same one Chinghan posted)

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/psssql/archive/2009/11/03/the-sql-server-wait-type-repository.aspx
Posted by Chinghan on 1/13/2010 at 7:49 AM
I just found some description here, hope it can help a bit:
http://blogs.msdn.com/psssql/attachment/9916580.ashx