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This wait type is when a thread is waiting for synchronization to update the information for the DMV sys.dm_exec_session_wait_stats for the session the thread is part of.
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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 1142 in 2016 RTM. After 2016 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 point of contention.
Known occurrences in SQL Server (list number matches call stack list):
- Waiting for access to the wait stats object for a session
Abbreviated call stacks (list number matches known occurrences list):