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May 2022 Monthly Mission Shortcut

May 2022 - THWACK Mission Shortcut


Complete the mission shortcut between May 2, 2022, and March 29, 2022 to be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card!

Shortcut Steps

1. Download the SolarWinds free tool Plan Explorer. 

2. Install Plan Explorer. Here are directions if needed. Once installed it should look like this.

​​​​​3. Start a new session, then open a query plan (steps can be found here).

4. Once open, right-click on the graph and change ‘Costs By’ to just ‘CPU’, like so:

5. Change ‘Line Widths By’ to ‘Data Size (MB)', shown below:

6. Take a screenshot of the first two steps in the Plan Diagram and submit it.