Franck Pachot


Developer Advocate for YugabyteDB, distributed SQL database using PostgreSQL for the query layer. Franck has a passion for learning and sharing in blog posts (, articles, conferences and tech communities (AWS Data Hero and Oracle ACE Director)

Talk Description: pg_hint_plan - get the right plan without surprises

I use pg_hint_plan to learn about the optimizer, to understand the query planner choices, and sometimes work around a problem in production. But hinting is not easy. Fixing the exact plan needs more than one hint. In this live demo session, we will go through understanding and examples of how to use pg_hint_plan in a predictable way. It is also a good occasion to understand the access paths, join order and methods, and how to read an execution plan