SQL Server MVP and “SQL in a Nutshell” author Kevin Kline begins a new series on reading execution plans. The webinar starts off by going over how to do basic query tuning. After that, Kevin dives into 3 real world query tuning examples that are taken from Answers.SQLPerformance.com and how you can make those queries better, which can lead to the improved performance of your SQL Server. The examples are SSMS vs. Plan Explorer, Massive MERGE, and the Case of the Log Shipping Mystery.
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