VERY useful. Thank you for taking the time to put it together.
On TF 8666... the description is a bit unremarkable as to what it can actually be used for. For example, one of the things that it causes to be included in execution plans are the names of the stats it used to come up with the plan. Using a bit o' XML magic and over time, it allows you to clearly identify which stats are actually in use so that you can delete unused stats.
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. 😉
How to post code problems
Create a Tally Function (fnTally)