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Archives: November 2011

Execution plan warnings–The final chapter

In my previous posts (here and here), I showed examples of some of the execution plan warnings that have been added to SQL Server 2012.  There is one other warning that is of interest to me : “Unmatched Indexes”.

Firstly, how do I know this is the final… Read more

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Posted in Dave Ballantynes blog on 29 November 2011

Blogging from 37,000ft

Im currently on my way to Sql Rally nordic and looking forward to a few days of full on SQL geekery and “Unleashing my inner Viking”.  I shall be speaking on Wednesday afternoon on one of my favourite subjects “Cursors are Evil”.  Ok,  so lets put it into perspective, “Evil”… Read more

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Posted in Dave Ballantynes blog on 6 November 2011

Execution plan warnings–All that glitters is not gold

In a previous post, I showed you the new execution plan warnings related to implicit and explicit warnings.  Pretty much as soon as i hit ’post’,  I noticed something rather odd happening.

This statement :

select top(10) 
SalesOrderHeader.SalesOrderID,
SalesOrderNumber
from Sales.SalesOrderHeader
join Sales.SalesOrderDetail
on SalesOrderHeader.SalesOrderID
= SalesOrderDetail.SalesOrderID
 

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Posted in Dave Ballantynes blog on 6 November 2011