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Short Description

Identified for informational purposes only. Not supported. Future compatibility is not guaranteed.

Detailed Description

Latches are lightweight, fast methods of managing concurrency on a specific resource. This group of latches are seen in management of pages that have already been read into memory.

How to reduce this wait

There is a great article in under the LATCH_EX page which gives a breakdown of the steps needed to identify the latch which you are waiting on - as although the wait time is shown, it does not identify the specific latch being contended for.

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