See SQL Server graphical execution plans in action

October 2, 2007

[From TechRepublic]

Execution plans are one of the best tools to use to tune your SQL Server queries. In this article, I identify a few basic things to look for in a graphical execution plan to help you better understand how SQL Server uses indexes. I also offer ideas about how to make your queries faster.

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