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(Books Online description: “The Always On primary database received a backup request from a secondary database and is waiting for the background thread to finish processing the request on acquiring or releasing the BulkOp lock.”)
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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 851 in 2012 and 870 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.
Known occurrences in SQL Server (list number matches call stack list):
Abbreviated call stacks (list number matches known occurrences list):