Introduction TOP is one of the many syntactical operators available in T-SQL and at a first view, it could seem very simple and not particularly interesting. According to the official documentation, it “limits the rows returned in a query result set to a specified number of rows or percentage of rows”. The following is the […]
SQL Server 2014 has introduced a rebuilt Cardinality Estimator (CE) with new algorithms. Which are the biggest differences between the new CE and the previous one? Which one works better? Read more to find out.