Logo

SQL Server Execution Plans by Grant Fritchey

Large book cover: SQL Server Execution Plans

SQL Server Execution Plans
by

Publisher: Simple Talk Publishing
ISBN/ASIN: 190643493X
Number of pages: 332

Description:
An execution plan describes what's going on behind the scenes when SQL Server executes a query. This book leads you right from the basics of capturing plans, through how to interrupt them in their various forms, graphical or XML, and then how to use the information you find there to diagnose the most common causes of poor query performance, and so optimize your SQL queries, and improve your indexing strategy.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(15 MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2014Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2014
by - Microsoft Press
The authors explain how SQL Server 2014 incorporates in-memory technology to boost performance in online transactional processing and data-warehouse solutions. They also describe how it eases the transition from on-premises solutions to the cloud.
(3183 views)
Book cover: Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server 7 in 21 DaysSams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server 7 in 21 Days
by - Sams
The book introduces you to every aspect of Microsoft's flagship back-end database engine. Organized with a FAQ-like summary at the end of every chapter, it familiarizes you with all the features and even brings you up to expert level on a few of them.
(11487 views)
Book cover: SQL Server StatisticsSQL Server Statistics
by - Simple-Talk Publishing
Reading Holger's booklet is a great way of brushing up on the subject of Statistics and query-optimization. It is reasonably short, and geared to the practitioner rather than the theoretician. It is careful to stick with the things you need to know.
(4682 views)
Book cover: Defensive Database Programming with SQL ServerDefensive Database Programming with SQL Server
by - Red Gate Books
The goal of Defensive Programming is to produce resilient code that responds gracefully to the unexpected. In this book, you will find practical programming techniques that will improve the quality of your T-SQL code and increase its robustness.
(7220 views)