EventString Element (DTA)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO: yesSQL ServernoAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Specifies a Transact-SQL script workload directly in the XML input file.


    <EventString Weight="...">  
    ...code removed here...  

Element Attributes

Attribute Description
Weight Optional. Specifies the query weight factor (a factor of importance) for the specified event. Use a float data type to specify the weight. For example, Weight="100.01". The minimum value you can specify for Weight is "0".

Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length string, length is unlimited.
Default value None.
Occurrence Required once if no other type of workload is specified. You must specify an EventString, a File, or a Database child element for the Workload parent, but only one type can be used. For example, if you specify a workload with the EventString element, then you cannot also specify a workload with the File element in the same XML input file.

Element Relationships

Relationship Elements
Parent element Workload Element (DTA)
Child elements None.


For a usage example of this element, see the XML Input File Sample with Inline Workload (DTA) .

See Also

XML Input File Reference (Database Engine Tuning Advisor)