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 tunes developers for high SQL performance. He also published the book SQL Performance Explained and offers in-house training as well as remote coaching at http://winand.at/