But anyway, you should avoid implicit transactions as much as possible. They most often show up in the Microsoft JDBC driver queries that only people who hate you use.
When I first started to realize how bad they are, I wrote a bunch of checks into the Blitz scripts (I’ll cover those next week) that check for them.
I also opened an issue to add the check to sp_WhoIsActive, because it’s rather popular, I hear.
Click through to see how you can track them now. Also, Erik has been showcasing community procedures like
sp_HumanEvents all month and he’s doing great work there.