Physical Reads

Top Cached SPs By Total Physical Reads (SQL 2008)

[sourcecode language=”sql”] SELECT TOP(25) AS [SP Name],qs.total_physical_reads AS [TotalPhysicalReads], qs.total_physical_reads/qs.execution_count AS [AvgPhysicalReads], qs.execution_count, qs.total_logical_reads,qs.total_elapsed_time, qs.total_elapsed_time/qs.execution_count AS [avg_elapsed_time], qs.cached_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() AND qs.total_physical_reads > 0 ORDER BY qs.total_physical_reads DESC, qs.total_logical_reads DESC OPTION (RECOMPILE); [/sourcecode] — This helps you find the most expensive cached stored procedures from a read I/O perspective — You should look at this if you see signs of I/O pressure or of memory pressure