[Video] How to Troubleshoot Someone Else’s Temp Table Contents

Let’s say you need to troubleshoot someone’s query performance, and they’re using temp tables. You want to peek in at their temp table contents from another session while their query is running. SQL Server makes that a little bit challenging. Nic Neufeld showed how to use DBCC PAGE to do this, but today I’m going to cover another way: reading their statistics histogram.

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