More SSMS Tips And Tricks

Wayne Sheffield has another batch of SSMS tips and tricks for us.  First, he provides some helpful hints with comments.  Then comes a useful addition to SSMS 2016, comparing query plans:

Notice that various options have a colored non-equals icon. Here you can quickly see the various values that are different between the two execution plans.

At the bottom of the execution plans is a Showplan Analysis window. This window has color-coded keys for various sections of the plan:

He also shows how to import and export your SSMS configuration settings.  This makes it easier to migrate to a different machine or keep your desktop and laptop looking the same.

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