What to Look for in Execution Plans

A session at SQL Saturday #203 Boston

You've heard often enough that you need to look at execution plans to understand what's going on with a query. But what are you supposed to look at? This session answers that question, providing a step-by-step set of considerations for evaluating your execution plans. We'll look at the aspects of an execution plan that should be immediately checked, why they should be checked, and provide some guidance for what to do about what you find. You'll be able to apply this information to your SQL Server 2012 systems as well as older versions of SQL Server.

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Grant Fritchey

Grant Fritchey is a SQL Server Geek, Microsoft MVP, Dad, Husband, Scout Master. Probably not in that order.

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Date Sat 6th April 2013

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  • SQL Server Query Performance Tuning
  • Pro SQL Server 2012 Practices
  • SQL Server Execution Plans

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