SQL Server, Broker Activation Object

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The SQLServer:BrokerActivation performance object contains performance counters that report information on stored procedure activation. The table below lists the counters that this object contains.

SQL Server Broker Activation counters Description
Stored Procedures Invoked/sec This counter reports the total number of activation stored procedures invoked by all queue monitors in the instance per second.
Task Limit Reached This counter reports the total number of times that a queue monitor would have started a new task, but did not because the maximum number of tasks for the queue is already running.
Task Limit Reached/sec This counter reports the number of times per second that a queue monitor would have started a new task, but did not because the maximum number of tasks for the queue is already running.
Tasks Aborted/sec This counter reports the number of activation stored procedure tasks that end with an error, or are aborted by a queue monitor for failing to receive messages.
Tasks Running This counter reports the number of activation stored procedures that are currently running.
Tasks Started/sec This counter reports the number of activation stored procedures started per second by all queue monitors in the instance.

See Also

sys.dm_broker_activated_tasks (Transact-SQL)
sys.dm_broker_queue_monitors (Transact-SQL)
Monitor Resource Usage (System Monitor)