BI performance counter: Requests Executing

Applies to



This counter measures the total number of requests that are currently being executed i.e. the number of active working thread.

The value of this performance counter is represented in a numeric format which is reset whenever the service is restarted. Once a given request execution completes, then it is removed from the overall counter value.

Resolved by

DBAs, Server administrators, System administrators, Web administrators, Report developers

Suggested solutions

  1. Enable HTTP compression to increase efficiency of bandwidth use
  2. Verify that the keep-alive state for each TCP connection is enabled
  3. Consider limiting maximum connections allowed or increase CPU power

Additional research

Most Important IIS Counters
ASP.NET Threads-Tuning Thread Parameters
Monitoring SSRS Report Performance – Part 4

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