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Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Topic Status: Some information in this topic is preview and subject to change in future releases. Preview information describes new features or changes to existing features in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

Returns the number of disk write errors encountered by SQL Server since SQL Server last started.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version).

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Not all write errors encountered by SQL Server are accounted for by this function. Occasional non-fatal write errors are handled by the server itself and are not considered errors. To display a report containing several SQL Server statistics, including total number of errors, run sp_monitor.

This example shows the number of errors encountered by SQL Server as of the current date and time.


Here is the result set.

Errors      As of                 
----------- ----------------------
0           3/28/2003 12:32:11 PM 

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