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Why Are You Dropping and Recreating Your Indexes?

Do you have data load processes that drop indexes to optimize the load process? Are you dropping those indexes in one step, then loading data into your table, only to recreate the indexes in a post data load step?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2018/05/22 | Source: Database Journal | Category: indexing
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Harnessing SQL Server Metadata- Disabling and Rebuilding Indexes

When doing bulk data changes it may be beneficial to disable indexes prior to starting the operation. Fortunately, SQL's rich metadata makes this very easy to automate in a robust fashion.  Read more...
By Joshua Feierman 2018/05/18 (first published: 2015/10/19) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: maintenance and management
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Covering Indexes: Not Just for SELECT but also for UPDATE statements

Covering indexes help UPDATE performance also  Read more...
By Mike Byrd 2018/05/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: indexing
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Strange Filtered Index Problem

What I thought was a strange filtered index problem but turned out to be a DB settings problem  Read more...
By Mike Good 2018/05/11 (first published: 2015/08/26) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: indexing
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Automated Indexes

By Steve Jones 2018/05/10 | Category: indexing
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Flexible Index reorganize and rebuild

A script which finds most accessed and defragmented indexes  Read more...
By Ugur Yorulmaz 2018/05/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: reindex
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Missing Index Impact and Join Type

Erik Darling shows how missing index requests have different impact numbers depending on the query's join type.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2018/04/26 | Source: Brent Ozar Unlimited Blog | Category: indexing
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Interviews: Covering index

A few notes on how to prepare for an interview with indexing questions.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/03/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The DBA's Essential Index Monitoring and Maintenance Tasks

Indexes can be the most critical part of any database. they can drastically improve performance or they can ruin it. Wise management is the key to success.  Read more...
By John F. Tamburo 2018/03/09 (first published: 2016/02/15) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: indexing
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Unused Indexes in your databases

This Script allows you to determine the list of unused indexes in your databases. For sys.dm_db_indexes_usage_stats, make sure that the last rebbot of the service sql allows you to conclude  Read more...
By Rabie Harriga 2018/03/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: indexing
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SQL Server Missing Index

SQL Server Missing Index Detail Script  Read more...
By Yusuf Kahveci 2018/02/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance
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JSON performance

By Evgeny Garaev 2018/02/26 | Category: json
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When Does Index Size Change Index Choice?

Erik purposely fragments indexes trying to slow down queries.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2018/02/15 | Source: Brent Ozar Unlimited Blog | Category: indexing
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Index Fill Factor

By Mohammed Arshad 2018/02/06 | Category: indexing
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Limiting Indexing

By Steve Jones 2017/11/02 | Category: indexing
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Deeper into Nonclustered Indexes: Stairway to SQL Server Indexes Level 2

By this stage, you should be familiar with the basics of SQL Server indexes. We've discussed what an Index actually is, as well as some of the most common types you're likely to encounter. Now that we've seen some simple examples of how Indexes can be useful, we're going to delve deeper into nonclustered indexes, as we'll see how they can improve the performance of more complex queries.  Read more...
By David Durant 2017/10/18 (first published: 2014/11/26) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Indexing for Windowing Functions: WHERE vs. OVER

Erik Darling shows that if you take SQL Server's word when it asks for an index, things can go horribly awry.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2017/10/09 | Source: Brent Ozar Unlimited Blog | Category: indexing
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