sp_query_store_remove_query (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 (13.x) and later Azure SQL Database Azure SQL Managed Instance

Removes the query and all associated plans and runtime stats from the query store.

Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions


sp_query_store_remove_query [ @query_id = ] query_id [;]


[ @query_id = ] query_id

The query_id of the query to be removed from the Query Store. query_id is a bigint, with no default.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)



Requires the ALTER permission on the database.


The following example returns information about the queries in the Query Store.

SELECT Txt.query_text_id, Txt.query_sql_text, Pl.plan_id, Qry.*
FROM sys.query_store_plan AS Pl
JOIN sys.query_store_query AS Qry
    ON Pl.query_id = Qry.query_id
JOIN sys.query_store_query_text AS Txt
    ON Qry.query_text_id = Txt.query_text_id ;

After you identify the query_id that you want to delete, use the following example to delete the query.

EXEC sp_query_store_remove_query 3;

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