BI performance counter: Current Disk Queue Length

Applies to

Operating System


Returns the number of requests queued on the volume.

Due to SANs and virtualization this counter is no longer valid to use.

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Suggested solutions

  1. To determine disk performance issues, refer to Avg. Disk Read / sec and Avg. Disk Write / sec counters

Additional research

Examining and Tuning Disk Performance
SQL Server disk performance metrics

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