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  1. Nice man, this was very helpful for me. I’ve ran into the situations on numerous occasions of items past where they tried to outsmart the optimizer. Sometimes I believe if we worked a bit smarter situations could be avoided like that. Have a good one

    1. Thanks, Chris. I love index hints for testing different plans, but not in production. 🙂

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  4. My favorite query hint is NOLOCK. It fixes everything!

    Just kidding 🙂

    Good post. Should be a must read for all SQL Developers and DBAs.

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