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Inactive Wait Time with poor CPU Utilization

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Inactive Wait Time is the time when a thread remains inactive and excluded from execution by the OS scheduler due to either synchronization or preemption. Significant Inactive Wait Time on the critical path of an application execution, combined with a poor CPU Utilization, negatively impacts application parallelism. Explore wait stacks to identify contended synchronization objects and apply optimization techniques to reduce the contention.

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