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Posted on 2011-02-16
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i had run some recent statement from query window.. but i am trying to track exact parameters i sent.. but i could not see it from the below query..

there are a bunch of statements even from a week before- so i know memory is not the issue.. what am i missing.. isn't every select and execute statement cached?

thanks
SELECT  text,last_execution_time
FROM sys.dm_exec_query_stats qs
CROSS APPLY sys.dm_exec_sql_text(qs.sql_handle) qt
CROSS APPLY sys.dm_exec_query_plan(qs.plan_handle) qp
WHERE last_execution_time between 
'2011-02-16 13:00:00.000' and '2011-02-16 14:45:00.000'
and text like '%sp_send_dbmail%'
ORDER BY qs.last_execution_time DESC

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I believe not all statements will stay in cache forever even if lets say you have infinite memory.
If you look in particular for your sent mail please run following

select * from msdb..sysmail_unsentitems

select top 100 * from msdb..sysmail_sentitems order by sent_date desc
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Or just run this without date limit:

SELECT  top 100 text,last_execution_time
      FROM sys.dm_exec_query_stats qs
            CROSS APPLY sys.dm_exec_sql_text(qs.sql_handle) qt
            CROSS APPLY sys.dm_exec_query_plan(qs.plan_handle) qp
      WHERE text like '%sp_send_dbmail%'
      ORDER BY qs.last_execution_time DESC
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by:anushahanna
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lcohan, still could not get it.. even though there is entry from before when these were written. do this come under your category you mentioned "I believe not all statements will stay in cache"- if so, what might they be?
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Sorry I created more confusion than helped. Here, please run the query below and have a look at the creation_date vs. last_execution_time. They will be different for objects planned and stored in cache at the creation_time and last executed on last_execution_time - this should be pretty strait forward.
The objects you see with old creation_time were planned/stored in cache since and what I'm trying to say is that not ALL objects will stay in cache forever or for for the same duration. You could see the query plan if you click the link on the last column.

SELECT top 100 text,creation_time,last_execution_time,query_plan
    FROM sys.dm_exec_query_stats qs
       CROSS APPLY sys.dm_exec_sql_text(qs.sql_handle) qt
       CROSS APPLY sys.dm_exec_query_plan(qs.plan_handle) qp

Now, if you look in particular for "sp_send_dbmail" queries then you could find all sent/unsent mail info in the two: msdb..sysmail_unsentitems and msdb..sysmail_sentitems
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thanks lcohan- for your detailed query.
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