Yes, That’s A Question
I have no idea if this is a bug or not, but I thought it was interesting. Looking at information added to spills in SQL Server 2016…
If you open the linked-to picture, you’ll see (hopefully) that the full memory grant for the query was 108,000KB.
But the spill on the Sort operator lists a far larger grant: 529,234,432KB.
This is in the XML, and not an artifact of Plan Explorer.
Whaddya think, Good Lookings? Should I file a bug report?
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