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How to reduce the Index Seek cost ? my index seek is taking 87% ? Expand / Collapse
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Posted Thursday, January 16, 2014 6:21 AM
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hi All,

Please provide the possible options to reduce the Index Seek Cost ?
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First things first. Is that a problem? Is that query a problem?
If not, why are you worrying about it? The % cost has to be somewhere, it is a percentage.



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This depends on a whole lot of factors, you're just not giving enough information.
Anyway, an index seek means the index is being used for what is has been build, so that's usually a good thing.




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And remember, those costs are just estimated values. They don't represent a literal real-world performance metric. It's just a measure of what the optimizer thinks a given operation will cost based on the operation and the statistics presented to the optimizer.

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