If you have "Optimize for Ad Hoc Queries" turned on, there may only be a shell of the execution plan the first time it executes. (EDIT... just saw that Sue also said that) It also happens if the query uses a Temp Table. That's NOT a reason to avoid the use of Temp Tables, though.
is pronounced "ree-bar
" and is a "Modenism
" for R
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
________Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
"If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur."--Red Adair
"Change is inevitable... change for the better is not."
When you put the right degree of spin on it, the number 3|8
is also a glyph that describes the nature of a DBAs job. 😉
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