SQL Server Administration and Maintenance

SQW10 Reading and Interpreting Execution Plans and Tea Leaves


4:00pm - 5:15pm

Level: Introductory

Don Jones


Curriculum Director for IT Pro Content


Do all the icons on an execution plan make your head spin? If so, this is the session for you. Whether you're writing your own queries or troubleshooting someone else's, learn what execution plans are trying to tell you, and the problems at which they may be hinting.

You will learn:

  • Identify problematic, expensive query operations
  • Understand SQL Server's query strategy
  • Interpret complex plans