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7. Execution Plans

Elizabeth Noble1 
Roswell, GA, USA

When I first started writing T-SQL, I focused on using the right syntax. I worked to try memorizing things like if the GROUP BY clause came before the ORDER BY clause. As I became more familiar with writing T-SQL, I had new challenges like making sure that my results were accurate. Over time, I got to the point that not only was I writing queries with complex logic, I also had to write several simpler queries to verify my results. I got to the point where I started debugging T-SQL code that had been written by other database developers. I also became responsible for researching various application issues. ...

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