Improve Row Count Estimates for Table Variables without Changing Code


You probably have heard that table variables work fine when the table variable only contains a small number of records, but when the table variable contains a large number of records it doesn’t perform all that well. A solution for this problem has been implemented in version 15.x of SQL Server (Azure SQL Database and SQL Server 2019) with the rollout of a feature called Table Variable Deferred Compilation

Table Variable Deferred Compilation is one of many new features to improve performance that was introduced in the Azure SQL Database and SQL Server 2019. This new feature was included in