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Unknown, but it could be similar to BROKER_TRANSMITTER.
(Books Online description: “N/A”)
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Added in SQL Server version:
Removed in SQL Server version:
Extended Events wait_type value:
The map_key value in sys.dm_xe_map_values is 686 in 2012 and 704 in 2014 RTM. After 2014 RTM, you must check the DMV to get the latest value as some map_key values have changed in later builds.
I have not seen this wait type be a noticeable contention point.
Known occurrences in SQL Server (list number matches call stack list):
- Unknown, but given the meaning of idempotent (reapplying it does not change the result) this could be for sending an operational directive that could end up being sent multiple times without a detrimental effect
Abbreviated call stacks (list number matches known occurrences list):