This improvement adds a new extended event query_post_execution_plan_profile in SQL Server 2017. With the help of this improvement, you can do the following operations:

  • Collect an equivalent to the actual execution plan for all queries.

  • Make the plans immediately available to analyze runtime performance statistics for troublesome queries.

  • Use the information corresponding to the actual execution plan to identify the important issues.


This improvement is included in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

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