XACT_OWN_TRANSACTION

Description

This wait type accumulates while SQL Server is waiting to acquire ownership of a transaction. This wait type is uncommon and any values should be investigated

Resolved by

DBAs

Suggested solutions

  1. Check the SQL Server error log for more information
  2. Run an Extended Event session to determine what requests are generating the wait type
  3. Examine wait statistics on the instance. Investigate accordingly

Additional research

How to determine what causes a particular wait type

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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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