How Does SELECT * Affect Query Store?

SQL Server
I live for questions and recently, I had someone ask me, does using SELECT * affect Query Store. My immediate gut reaction was, hell no. Of course it doesn't. Then, yeah, I started thinking. It might. Let's test it and see. The Setup The trick here is to get a good setup. I need a query that's... interesting. Meaning, I need the query to do more than just SELECT * from a table. Although, let's start there: SELECT * FROM dbo.Customers AS c; GO 20 I ran it several times so that it will, for sure, get captured by Query Store (when on Auto, in 2022, one execution of a query may not be enough to see it captured by QS). Then, I took a look at the plan: SELECT…
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