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PREEMPTIVE_XE_DISPATCHER

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Description:

TBD

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Added in SQL Server version:

2008

Removed in SQL Server version:

N/A

Extended Events wait_type value:

The map_key value in sys.dm_xe_map_values is 539 in 2008 and 2008 R2, 587 in 2012, and 603 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.

Other information:

If you are using SQL Server Audit and there is a lot of audit data being generated, this wait type can become very prevalent on your server, and can safely be ignored.

Known occurrences in SQL Server (list number matches call stack list):

  1. TBD

Abbreviated call stacks (list number matches known occurrences list):

  1. TBD