Thomas LaRock

Thomas
LaRock
Technical Evangelist,
Confio Software

Thomas LaRock (aka SQLRockstar) is a Microsoft Certified Master and president of PASS. As Technical Evangelist at Confio Software, he helps DBAs and developers understand and resolve their biggest SQL Server performance problems. Google+ | Twitter: @SQLRockstar

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drawer full of junk
SQL Server Plan Cache: The Junk Drawer for Your Queries
SQL Server's plan cache stores details on all the SQL statements that have been executed. Database administrators need to periodically examine the contents of the plan cache.

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