SQL SERVER – Get Last Known Actual Execution Plan for a Previously Cached Query Plan

This feature works with SQL Server 2019 and onwards. If you are using an earlier version of SQL Server this feature will not work and will give you an error. One of the most common questions I receive during Comprehensive Database Performance Health Check is how to get the last known actual execution plan for a previously cached query plan.

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SQL SERVER – Script to Get Compiled Plan with Parameters From Cache

Lots of people often ask me as I share pretty everything on the blog – Do I have any Business Secrets. Actually, the answer is no, I never keep any secrets. I always share everything I know and I want my customers and readers learn along with me. Today I will share another script which I have written which I frequently use with my consulting engagement Comprehensive Database Performance Health Check.

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SQL SERVER – Script to Kill All Inactive Sessions – Kill Sleeping Sessions from sp_who2

I consider myself fortunate that I get to work with so many different clients while engaged in Comprehensive Database Performance Health Check. Recently we found out that one of the third party application for the client is not closing the connections which they open after completing the transactions. This was negatively affecting their performance. We immediately opened the ticket with the third party application and while they provide the solution after patching the application we decided to kill all the inactive sessions.

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SQL SERVER – When You Should Not Attend SQL Server Performance Tuning Practical Workshop for EVERYONE?

So far many of you know that my SQL Server Performance Tuning Practical Workshop for EVERYONE is extremely popular and it is almost full when I am writing this email. I can now accommodate a maximum of 5 individuals in the class as we are reaching capacity. However, yesterday I received a very interesting email which asked me a specific question about the word EVERYONE. Let us read the exact text of the email so you get a clear idea:

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