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Generally available: Query Store hints Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Managed Instance

Published date: 04 October, 2022

When you need to go beyond the Query Optimizer execution plan and manually optimize your queries for specific conditions, the Query Store hints feature provides an easy-to-use method for shaping query plans and behavior without changing the application code. Experiment within a tight loop by trying different hints and assessing the performance impact, all within SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) or Azure Data Studio.

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  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure SQL Managed Instance
  • Features