by Markus Winand.

Execution Plan - Explain Plan - Query Plan


An execution plan or explain plan is an executable representation of an SQL statement. It is generated by the Optimizer and determines the sequence of database operations to execute an statement.

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Markus Winand teaches efficient SQL—inhouse and online. He minimizes the development time using modern SQL and optimizes the runtime with smart indexing—for that he also published the book SQL Performance Explained.

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