Updated First Responder Kit and Consultant Toolkit for April 2021

This month’s release has two gems for SQL Server 2019 users. First, thanks to Greg Dodd, when you’re dealing with parameter sniffing issues, sp_BlitzWho can now show you the cached and live parameters for running queries. This lets you quickly see when the parameters may be wildly different, leading to issues like incorrect memory grants and index choices:

Second, thanks to Erik Darling: when sp_BlitzIndex shows a missing index recommendation, it also shows you one of the queries that triggered the missing index request:

Both of these require SQL Server 2019, and they’re both just awesome for performance