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SQL Server Execution Plans – eBook Download

Why is my query running slow? Why isn't my index getting used? In order to answer these questions, you have to ask the same return question in each case: have you looked at the execution plan? Grant Fritchey provides the only dedicated and detailed guide to this essential topic. Download the eBook.

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Every day, out in the various SQL Server forums, the same types of questions come up again and again: why is this query running slow? Why isn’t my index getting used? And on and on. In order to arrive at the answer you have to ask the same return question in each case: have you looked at the execution plan?”

Grant Fritchey, Author.

SQL Server Execution Plans (link to eBook download – 12MB)

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 01: Execution Plan Basics
  • Chapter 02: Reading Graphical Execution Plans for Basic Queries
  • Chapter 03: Text and XML Execution Plans for Basic Queries
  • Chapter 04: Understanding More Complex Query Plans
  • Chapter 05: Controlling Execution Plans with Hints
  • Chapter 06: Cursor Operations
  • Chapter 07: XML in Execution Plans
  • Chapter 08: Advanced Topics

Book Details

  • Paperback: 250 pages
  • Publisher: Red Gate Books