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Retrieving SQL Server Query Execution Plans

Execution plans explain all you need to know about query performance, and how to fine-tune. Sure, you can see them in SSMS, but what if you need to drill into to the important details? What about using DMVs, Extended Events or SET statements to get at the execution plans? To get the best use of execution plans you need to be able to get right information from the right plan at the right time. Robert Sheldon explains how.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/12/14 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: execution plans
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Troubleshooting a painful query using execution plans in SQL Monitor

When something's wrong with your database you need to be able to identify the primary pain points within SQL Server and get to the root cause of the problem fast. Grant Fritchey explains how you can use execution plans inside SQL Monitor to help quickly and simply identify the problem.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/12/09 | Source: Redgate | Category: execution plans
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Free eBook: SQL Server Execution Plans, Second Edition

Every day, out in the various online forums devoted to SQL Server, and on Twitter, the same types of questions come up repeatedly: Why is this query running slowly? Why is SQL Server ignoring my index? Why does this query run quickly sometimes and slowly at others? My response is the same in each case: have you looked at the execution plan?  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/11/16 (first published: 2013/07/30) | Source: Redgate | Category: execution plans
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Free eBook: SQL Server Execution Plans, Second Edition

Every day, out in the various online forums devoted to SQL Server, and on Twitter, the same types of questions come up repeatedly: Why is this query running slowly? Why is SQL Server ignoring my index? Why does this query run quickly sometimes and slowly at others? My response is the same in each case: have you looked at the execution plan?  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/11/16 (first published: 2013/07/30) | Source: Redgate | Category: execution plans
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 88,304 reads

Free eBook: SQL Server Execution Plans, Second Edition

Every day, out in the various online forums devoted to SQL Server, and on Twitter, the same types of questions come up repeatedly: Why is this query running slowly? Why is SQL Server ignoring my index? Why does this query run quickly sometimes and slowly at others? My response is the same in each case: have you looked at the execution plan?  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/11/16 (first published: 2013/07/30) | Source: Redgate | Category: execution plans
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Nasty Fast PERCENT_RANK

Alan Burstein discusses a better performning alternative to PERCENT_RANK that works on SQL Server versions 2005+  Read more...
By Alan Burstein 2016/06/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: percent_rank
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Join Operations – Hash Match

The way in which SQL Server chooses to join your tables in a query can dramatically affect performance. In this article, Jason Brimhall explains how a hash match works and shows some performance numbers.  Read more...
By Jason Brimhall 2016/05/13 (first published: 2014/03/04) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: execution plans
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Free eBook: SQL Server Execution Plans, Second Edition

Every day, out in the various online forums devoted to SQL Server, and on Twitter, the same types of questions come up repeatedly: Why is this query running slowly? Why is SQL Server ignoring my index? Why does this query run quickly sometimes and slowly at others? My response is the same in each case: have you looked at the execution plan?  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/11/16 (first published: 2013/07/30) | Source: Redgate | Category: execution plans
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 88,304 reads

Free eBook: SQL Server Execution Plans, Second Edition

Every day, out in the various online forums devoted to SQL Server, and on Twitter, the same types of questions come up repeatedly: Why is this query running slowly? Why is SQL Server ignoring my index? Why does this query run quickly sometimes and slowly at others? My response is the same in each case: have you looked at the execution plan?  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/11/16 (first published: 2013/07/30) | Source: Redgate | Category: execution plans
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 88,304 reads

Understanding Graphical Execution Plans - Part 3: Analyzing the Plan

Learn how to examine and read a SQL Server execution plan in this article. This is the third part of a short series from Darren White that examines execution plans and imparts the basics on an important skill for DBA's and SQL developers alike.  Read more...
By Darren White 2016/01/08 (first published: 2014/02/25) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: execution plans
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Actual “Number of Rows Read” in SQL Server Execution Plans

Kendra Little takes a look at the upcoming SQL Server 2016 'Number of Rows Read' feature in action.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/12/31 | Source: Other | Category: number of rows read
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Capture Execution Plan Warnings using Extended Events

Erin Stellato of SQLskills shows how to use Extended Events to monitor for query plans with certain characteristics, such as joins missing predicates, columns missing statistics, and unmatched filtered indexes.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/11/13 | Source: SQLPerformance.com | Category: extended events
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How efficient is your covered index?

Observing an index seek utilizing a composite index within SQL execution plan might be more than meets the eye – you should look again.  Read more...
By Simon Liew 2015/10/09 (first published: 2013/08/12) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: covering index
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Free eBook: SQL Server Execution Plans, Second Edition

Every day, out in the various online forums devoted to SQL Server, and on Twitter, the same types of questions come up repeatedly: Why is this query running slowly? Why is SQL Server ignoring my index? Why does this query run quickly sometimes and slowly at others? My response is the same in each case: have you looked at the execution plan?  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/11/16 (first published: 2013/07/30) | Source: Redgate | Category: execution plans
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 88,304 reads

Free eBook: SQL Server Execution Plans, Second Edition

Every day, out in the various online forums devoted to SQL Server, and on Twitter, the same types of questions come up repeatedly: Why is this query running slowly? Why is SQL Server ignoring my index? Why does this query run quickly sometimes and slowly at others? My response is the same in each case: have you looked at the execution plan?  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/11/16 (first published: 2013/07/30) | Source: Redgate | Category: execution plans
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 88,304 reads

Free eBook: SQL Server Execution Plans, Second Edition

Every day, out in the various online forums devoted to SQL Server, and on Twitter, the same types of questions come up repeatedly: Why is this query running slowly? Why is SQL Server ignoring my index? Why does this query run quickly sometimes and slowly at others? My response is the same in each case: have you looked at the execution plan?  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/11/16 (first published: 2013/07/30) | Source: Redgate | Category: execution plans
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 88,304 reads

Understanding Graphical Execution Plans - Part 1: Explaining the Plan

Understanding execution plans is a good basic skill for all DBA's and SQL developers. Darren White gives us an overview of what execution plans are in SQL Server and how they are used.  Read more...
By Darren White 2015/02/13 (first published: 2014/02/18) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: execution plans
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Why Developers Need to Understand Execution Plans

If you can examine and understand execution plans, you can achieve better understanding of the database system and you will write better database code. Grant Fritchey shows you how.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/01/28 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: execution plans
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A Spectacular Case of 100% CPU Caused by Online Reindexing

An investigation of a serious performance issue during online re-indexing on a production server leads us to interesting discoveries and solutions.  Read more...
By Viktor Gorodnichenko 2014/12/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: execution plans
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Free eBook: SQL Server Execution Plans, Second Edition

Every day, out in the various online forums devoted to SQL Server, and on Twitter, the same types of questions come up repeatedly: Why is this query running slowly? Why is SQL Server ignoring my index? Why does this query run quickly sometimes and slowly at others? My response is the same in each case: have you looked at the execution plan?  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/11/16 (first published: 2013/07/30) | Source: Redgate | Category: execution plans
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 88,304 reads
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