An important query is suddenly slow. Is it because statistics are out of date? This is tricky to figure out, and updating statistics right away can make troubleshooting even harder. Learn how to use query execution plans to get to the heart of the question and find out if stats are really your problem, or if it’s something else. In this 35 minute episode: 00:39 SQL Server 2017 Announced 01:10 New video from Microsoft’s Joe Sack demonstrating Adaptive Query Processing 03:05 This week’s question: Are bad stats making my query slow?