Difference between SP_WHO & SP_WHO2

Posted: March 28, 2012 by Virendra Yaduvanshi in Database Administrator
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First of all, SP_WHO is a MS-SQL SERVER’s Documented Command while SP_WHO2 is an UnDocumented Command. SP_WHO2 provides more detailed information about Servers running objects as

SPID,Status,Login,HostName,BlkBy,DBName,Command,CPUTime, DiskIO, LastBatch, ProgramName,SPID, REQUESTID

While SP_WHO provides details as


  1. […] Once I had done that then it was easy to create a function to display what is going on. It’s quick and easy. Not as good as sp_WhoIsActive but it displays about the same info as sp_who, sp_who2 […]


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