Attention Season Pass Holders: New Fundamentals of Parameter Sniffing Videos Available!

If you’ve got a Recorded Class Season Pass or Live Class Season Pass, time to get your learn on: yesterday’s Fundamentals of Parameter Sniffing class recordings are now available in your account here. As a reminder, here’s the class abstract:

Sometimes the exact same query goes slow out of nowhere. Your current fix is to update statistics, rebuild indexes, or restart the SQL Server. It works, but you don’t know why.

You’re facing a problem called parameter sniffing: SQL Server “sniffs” the first set of parameters for a query, builds an execution plan for it, and then reuses that same