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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 2016/02/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: indexing
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Tables and Clustered Indexes Part 2

A table does not so much 'have' a clustered index as a table 'is' a clustered index.  Read more...
By Hakim Ali 2013/07/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: clustered index
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Identify and Correct SQL Server Forwarded Records

Forwarded records in SQL Server can cause performance issues on heap tables because the record outgrows the page and the database engine uses pointers to reference the data. The best practice is to have a clustered index on every table, however, sometimes there are cases when a clustered index is not needed.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/07/09 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: heap
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Can a Table Really Have a Clustered Index?

A table doesn't so much "have" a clustered index as a table "is" a clustered index.  Read more...
By Hakim Ali 2012/12/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: bookmark lookup
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Reasons Why You May Not Want to Use a Heap

For a book project I am working on, I have started compiling a list of reasons why heaps aren't usually a good choice when designing a database. Now, I didn't say that heaps are always bad, but in most cases, I think they should be avoided so pleae read the list to see why.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/03/10 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: indexing
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