Most scripts (even ones I’ve worked on!) that look at the plan cache, have had the ability to sort it by different metrics: CPU, reads, writes, duration, etc.
A lot of people are very interested in long running queries — and I am too!
Heck, they’re how I make money. Blogging pays like crap.
But there’s a slight problem with only looking at query duration.
Read on for an example. Erik loses money on every blog post but he makes up for it in volume.