SQL Server Performance

Connection time out

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by reethu, Nov 25, 2009.

  1. reethu New Member

    i was hearing timeout errors issues suddebly since one week ,but i did not find any errors in sql log
    these time out are kind of irregular interals they start in different timings in the night.
    Not to sure how to catch them and pin point the problem
    please put me in right drrection.
  2. Adriaan New Member

    Time-outs occur in client applications. SQL Server by itself will continue happily, but the client application runs out of patience. Your average time-out setting will be 30 or 60 seconds.
    So you need to check which calls result in a time-out within the client application. Then you can start investigating what may be less than optimal with the server-side processes.
  3. FrankKalis Moderator

    The execution time for some action on the server must have exceeded the clients time-out threashold, so it may be a good idea to start a trace and check for batches or procedures running longer than, say 30 seconds.

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