I posted a blog recently about returning a listing of all indexes for database, which is good if you want to see how many are in a database. However, you may want to return the indexes for one particular table. Script 1 shown below will do just that! Just modify the table that you are looking for (and USE statement like above) and execute the script. See figure 1 for sample results of executing this script against the AdventureWorksDW2008R2 database available on Codeplex.
Script 1: List Indexes for Specific Table
so.name AS TableName
, si.name AS IndexName
, si.type_desc AS IndexType
JOIN sys.objects so ON si.[object_id] = so.[object_id]
so.type = 'U' --Only get indexes for User Created Tables
AND si.name IS NOT NULL
AND so.name = 'FactInternetSales'
Figure 1: Sample Results – Specified Table
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Brian K. McDonald, MCDBA, MCSD
Business Intelligence Consultant – Pragmatic Works
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