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13. Query Plans

Philip Seamark and Thomas Martens2
(1)
UPPER HUTT, New Zealand
(2)
Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
 

Introduction to Query Plans

A handy feature of the DAX engine is the ability to access a useful piece of information called a Query Plan. A Query Plan provides insight into the inner workings of how the DAX engine goes about its task to deliver results requested by any given DAX query.
A real-world comparison might be to provide a breakdown of tasks required to complete a particular project. If the project was to build a birdhouse, a project plan could get generated before starting, being updated along the way ...

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