• Management Pack:  SQL Server 2008
  • MP Version:  7.0.4.0
  • Released:  4/18/2018
  • Publisher:  Microsoft

CPU Utilization (%) Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.SQLServer.2008.DBEngine.CPUUsagePercentMonitor
  • Description:  CPU Utilization (%) for 2008 DB Engine
  • Target:  SQL Server 2008 DB Engine
  • Enabled:  Yes

Operational States

Name State Description
DB Engine CPU Utilization is ok Success DB Engine CPU Utilization is ok
DB Engine CPU Utilization is too high Error DB Engine CPU Utilization is too high

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Interval (seconds) 300 The recurring interval of time in seconds in which to run the workflow.
Timeout (seconds) 200 Specifies the time the workflow is allowed to run before being closed and marked as failed.
Threshold 95 Threshold
Number of samples 6 If the parameter threshold exceeding count is greater or equal to the number of samples, then the monitor will be in a bad state
Synchronization Time   The synchronization time specified by using a 24-hour format. May be omitted.
Cache Expiration Time 43200 Specifies the maximum age of information from cache the workflow can use. May be omitted.

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
DB Engine CPU Utilization is too high (Error) SQL DB Engine 2008 CPU Utilization (%) is too high Medium Critical Yes

Run As Profiles

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Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

Provides measuring of time that the processors actually spend working on SQL Server’s process threads.

Causes

All allocated CPUs are busy by processing SQL Server tasks.

Resolutions

Evaluate why SQL Server is using a high percentage of CPU by means of performance monitor SQL Server counters and performance related DMVs such as sys.dm_exec_query_stats.

Troubleshooting Performance Problems in SQL Server 2008

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=789165

Introducing SQL Server Extended Events

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=789166

External References
This monitor does not contain any external references.

See Also for SQL Server 2008 Management Pack


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