SQL Server 2017 CU 30: The Real Story With SelOnSeqPrj Fixes

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Demo Scripts


USE StackOverflow2013;
EXEC dbo.DropIndexes;
SET NOCOUNT ON;
DBCC FREEPROCCACHE;
GO 


CREATE INDEX 
   chunk 
ON dbo.Posts 
    (OwnerUserId, Score DESC) 
INCLUDE  
    (CreationDate, LastActivityDate)
WITH
    (MAXDOP = 8, SORT_IN_TEMPDB = ON, DATA_COMPRESSION = PAGE);
GO 

CREATE OR ALTER VIEW 
    dbo.PushyPaul
WITH SCHEMABINDING
AS
    SELECT 
        p.OwnerUserId,
        p.Score,
        p.CreationDate,
        p.LastActivityDate,
        PostRank = 
            DENSE_RANK() OVER
            ( 
               PARTITION BY 
                  p.OwnerUserId 
               ORDER BY     
                  p.Score DESC 
            )
    FROM dbo.Posts AS p;
GO 

SELECT 
    p.* 
FROM dbo.PushyPaul AS p
WHERE p.OwnerUserId = 22656;
GO 

CREATE OR ALTER PROCEDURE 
    dbo.StinkyPete 
(
    @UserId int
)
AS 
SET NOCOUNT, XACT_ABORT ON;
BEGIN
    SELECT 
        p.* 
    FROM dbo.PushyPaul AS p
    WHERE p.OwnerUserId = @UserId;
END;
GO 

EXEC dbo.StinkyPete 
    @UserId = 22656;



/*Start Here*/

ALTER DATABASE 
    StackOverflow2013 
SET PARAMETERIZATION SIMPLE;

DBCC TRACEOFF
(
    4199, 
    -1
);

ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CONFIGURATION 
    SET QUERY_OPTIMIZER_HOTFIXES = OFF;


SELECT 
    p.* 
FROM dbo.PushyPaul AS p
WHERE p.OwnerUserId = 22656
AND   1 = (SELECT 1); /*Avoid trivial plan/simple parameterization*/


/*Let's cause a problem!*/
ALTER DATABASE 
    StackOverflow2013 
SET PARAMETERIZATION FORCED;

SELECT 
    p.* 
FROM dbo.PushyPaul AS p
WHERE p.OwnerUserId = 22656
AND   1 = (SELECT 1); /*Avoid trivial plan/simple parameterization*/


/*Can we fix the problem?*/
DBCC TRACEON
(
    4199, 
    -1
);


SELECT 
    p.* 
FROM dbo.PushyPaul AS p
WHERE p.OwnerUserId = 22656
AND   1 = (SELECT 1); /*Avoid trivial plan/simple parameterization*/


/*That's kinda weird...*/
DBCC FREEPROCCACHE;


SELECT 
    p.* 
FROM dbo.PushyPaul AS p
WHERE p.OwnerUserId = 22656
AND   1 = (SELECT 1); /*Avoid trivial plan/simple parameterization*/


/*Turn Down Service*/
DBCC TRACEOFF
(
    4199, 
    -1
);

SELECT 
    p.* 
FROM dbo.PushyPaul AS p
WHERE p.OwnerUserId = 22656
AND   1 = (SELECT 1); /*Avoid trivial plan/simple parameterization*/


/*Okay then.*/


/*I'm different.*/
ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CONFIGURATION 
    SET QUERY_OPTIMIZER_HOTFIXES = ON;


SELECT 
    p.* 
FROM dbo.PushyPaul AS p
WHERE p.OwnerUserId = 22656
AND   1 = (SELECT 1); /*Avoid trivial plan/simple parameterization*/



/*Cleanup*/
ALTER DATABASE 
    StackOverflow2013 
SET PARAMETERIZATION SIMPLE;

ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CONFIGURATION 
    SET QUERY_OPTIMIZER_HOTFIXES = OFF;

DBCC TRACEOFF
(
    4199, 
    -1
);

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