Top Cached SPs By Execution Count (SQL 2008)

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SELECT TOP(250) AS [SP Name], qs.execution_count,

ISNULL(qs.execution_count/DATEDIFF(Second, qs.cached_time, GETDATE()), 0) AS [Calls/Second],

qs.total_worker_time/qs.execution_count AS [AvgWorkerTime], qs.total_worker_time AS [TotalWorkerTime],

qs.total_elapsed_time, qs.total_elapsed_time/qs.execution_count AS [avg_elapsed_time],


FROM sys.procedures AS p WITH (NOLOCK)

INNER JOIN sys.dm_exec_procedure_stats AS qs WITH (NOLOCK)

ON p.[object_id] = qs.[object_id]

WHERE qs.database_id = DB_ID()

ORDER BY qs.execution_count DESC OPTION (RECOMPILE);


– This script tells you which cached stored procedures are called the most often

– This helps you characterize and baseline your workload

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