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Define a new SQL workload from one of the following:
|SQL Workload Source||Description|
|Scan Code||Scan SQL statements from file, database object source, or clipboard.|
|Plan Cache||Collect SQL from the Plan Cache.|
Collect SQL with built-in SQL Profiler or load SQL from a trace file or a trace table.
|Foglight PA Repository||Collect SQL from a Foglight Performance Analysis Repository. Supports time period evaluation.|
|Spotlight Statistics Repository||Collect SQL from Spotlight Statistics Repository.|
Note: Depending on the workload source you select, you may need to specify a database connection.
Specify criteria to collect SQL statements from the specified source or database connection.
Optimize Indexes immediately asks you to choose a second database connection. Select a database connection to use to retrieve execution plans and evaluate index alternatives.
Note: This step allows you to select an alternate database (other than the one used to collect SQL) to run the index optimization process. In other words, you can collect your SQL from one database, but run the optimize indexes process on a second database. The second database must have the same application environment and data volume statistics as the first.
The Search Process page opens during the collection process. Before specifying search process criteria, you can review the collected SQL statements to include or exclude SQL from the SQL workload.
Click to begin the index evaluation process.