Extended Event Duration Units of Measure

Emanuele Meazzo shows how we can find out whether that duration column is milliseconds or microseconds:

Even if I use Extended Events almost every day, I always forget the unit of measure of each duration counter, since they’re basically arbitrary; Seconds, milliseconds, microseconds? Whatever, it depends on the dev that implemented that specific counter.

That’s why I’ve added to Tsql.tech Github repository the following code that extracts the descriptions from XE DMVs in order to identify the unit of measure

Click through for the script as well as the results against Azure SQL Database.

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