Whats a Workspace spill?

nothing to do with coffee 🙂

In SQL Server memory internals when the estimated memory needed to store the results of SORT or JOIN operations proves to be too small during execution, the system database TempDB is used as additional storage.

These Workspace Spills can happen when Stats are out-of-date and data carnality is miscalculated.

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