The Question is:
Would you define what Enq/Deq is from the Monitor Cluster/ALL monitoring
utility. State if it is IO or process information.
The Answer is :
MONITOR LOCK and particularly MONITOR DLOCK provide rather more direct
(and detailed) access to the locking information that is visible via
commands such as MONITOR CLUSTER/ALL.
Please see topic 5270 for some background on locking, and on the $ENQ
and $DEQ system services. This locking information is not particularly
process activity nor I/O activity, it provides some statistics on the
current level of coordination activity within the OpenVMS distributed
lock manager (DLM).
Relevent documentation on the DLM includes: