ApexSQL Plan 2018 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Plan 2018 has been released

About ApexSQL Plan: ApexSQL Plan is a SQL query analysis and optimization tool. It identifies performance issues and deadlocks, analyzes stored procedures, SQL Server query issues and query execution plans, and helps you understand query performance characteristics.

For more information, visit the ApexSQL Plan product page

About this release:


  • Open Query Store v2.1.0 support
  • SQL Server 2017 plan full support:
    • Batch Hash Table Build
    • Clustered Index Merge
    • Columnstore Index Delete
    • Columnstore Index Insert
    • Columnstore Index Merge
    • Columnstore Index Scan
    • Columnstore Index Update
    • Foreign Key References Check
    • Generic
    • Print
    • Put
    • Rank

Improved quality:

  • 9 bugs and known issues fixed


  • The application now requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.1
  • SQL syntax highlighting is modified on dark theme

See also:
Release notes


February 6, 2018