LAZYWRITER_SLEEP

Description

This wait accumulates while the Lazy Writer is not performing work. The Lazy Writer is used when the SQL Server instance experiences memory pressure. As this is an idling wait high values of this wait type are safe to ignore. For more information on the Lazy Writer this the additional research section below

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DBAs

Suggested solutions

  1. Safe to ignore

Additional research

What are you waiting for?
Difference between Checkpoint and LazyWriter
Filtering Out Benign Waits

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Consider using ApexSQL Monitor, a Windows and SQL Server monitoring tool able to track SQL Server wait types, including the individual query wait statistics

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