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Execution Plans of Graph Tables in SQL Server

Hugo Kornelis looks at the execution plan:

Welcome to part twenty-one of the plansplaining series, where we will continue our look at execution plans for graph queries. In the previous post, we looked at the internal structure of node and edge tables, and discovered that they have a few hidden columns. Now let’s look how those columns are used in graph queries.

Read on for the example and a deeper dive into how graph tables actually work.