SP:Starting Event Class

The SP:Starting event class indicates that a stored procedure is beginning execution.

SP:Starting Event Class Data Columns

Data column name Data type Description Column ID Filterable
ApplicationName nvarchar Name of the client application that created the connection to an instance of Microsoft SQL Server. This column is populated with the values passed by the application rather than the displayed name of the program. 10 Yes
ClientProcessID int ID assigned by the host computer to the process where the client application is running. This data column is populated if the client provides the client process ID. 9 Yes
DatabaseID int ID of the database in which the stored procedure is running. Determine the value for a database by using the DB_ID function. 3 Yes
DatabaseName nvarchar Name of the database in which the stored procedure is running. 35 Yes
EventClass int Type of event = 42. 27 No
EventSequence int Sequence of a given event within the request. 51 No
GroupID int ID of the workload group where the SQL Trace event fires. 66 Yes
HostName nvarchar Name of the computer on which the client is running. This data column is populated if the client provides the host name. To determine the host name, use the HOST_NAME function. 8 Yes
IsSystem int Indicates whether the event occurred on a system process or a user process. 1 = system, 0 = user. 60 Yes
LineNumber int Displays the line number of the execute statement that called this stored procedure. 5 Yes
LoginName nvarchar Name of the login of the user (either SQL Server security login or the Microsoft Windows login credentials in the form of DOMAIN\username). 11 Yes
LoginSid image Security identification number (SID) of the logged-in user. You can find this information in the sys.server_principals catalog view. Each SID is unique for each login in the server. 41 Yes
NestLevel int Nesting level of the stored procedure. 29 Yes
NTDomainName nvarchar Windows domain to which the user belongs. 7 Yes
NTUserName nvarchar Windows user name. 6 Yes
ObjectID int System-assigned ID of the stored procedure. 22 Yes
ObjectName nvarchar Name of the stored procedure being started. 34 Yes
ObjectType int The type of stored procedure being started. This value corresponds to the type column in the sys.objects catalog view. For values, see ObjectType Trace Event Column. 28 Yes
RequestID int ID of the request containing the statement. 49 Yes
ServerName nvarchar Name of the instance of SQL Server being traced. 26 No
SessionLoginName nvarchar Login name of the user who originated the session. For example, if you connect to SQL Server using Login1 and execute a statement as Login2, SessionLoginName shows Login1 and LoginName shows Login2. This column displays both SQL Server and Windows logins. 64 Yes
SourceDatabaseID int ID of the database the object exists in. 62 Yes
SPID int ID of the session on which the event occurred. 12 Yes
StartTime datetime Time at which the event started, if available. 14 Yes
TextData ntext Text of the procedure call. 1 Yes
TransactionID bigint System-assigned ID of the transaction. 4 Yes
XactSequence bigint Token that describes the current transaction. 50 Yes

See Also

Extended Events
sp_trace_setevent (Transact-SQL)