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Tracking Bulk Insert Usage with Extended Events

Grant Fritchey wants to see if you’re bulking up:

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to directly monitor specific behaviors within SQL Server, like, oh, I don’t know, knowing exactly when, and how, someone is using BULK INSERT? Well, you can, thanks to Extended Events through the bulk_insert_usage event.

Click through for an overview of what this event provides, as well as what it doesn’t provide.