SQL Server, Cursor Manager by Type Object

The SQLServer:Cursor Manager by Type object provides counters to monitor cursors, grouped by type.

This table describes the SQL Server Cursor Manager by Type counters.

Cursor Manager by Type counters Description
Active cursors Number of active cursors.
Cache Hit Ratio Ratio between cache hits and lookups.
Cached Cursor Counts Number of cursors of a given type in the cache.
Cursor Cache Use Count/sec Times each type of cached cursor has been used.
Cursor memory usage Amount of memory consumed by cursors in kilobytes (KB).
Cursor Requests/sec Number of SQL cursor requests received by server.
Cursor worktable usage Number of worktables used by cursors.
Number of active cursor plans Number of cursor plans.

Each counter in the object contains the following instances:

Cursor Manager instance Description
_Total Information for all cursors.
API Cursor Only the API cursor information.
TSQL Global Cursor Only the Transact-SQL global cursor information.
TSQL Local Cursor Only the Transact-SQL local cursor information.

See Also

Monitor Resource Usage (System Monitor)