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SQL Server Heaps, and Their Fragmentation

In SQL Server, heaps are rightly treated with suspicion. Although there are rare cases where they perform well, they are likely to be the cause of poor performance. If a table is likely to have a large number of changes, then it can become fragmented due to way that space is allocated and forward pointers used. How does one detect this problem? Is it significant? How does one deal with it, if necessary? Neeraj Tripathi explains.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/11/23 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: heaps
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Heaps rebuild

By Igor Micev 2014/05/21 | Category: heaps
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Forwarding Pointers in Heaps

When no clustered index is defined on a table, that table is said to be a Heap. Heaps are not ideal when it comes to performance but there are lots of instances where you have heaps.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/05/15 | Source: SQL Server Performance | Category: heaps
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Page Compression in Heaps

By SQLBalls 2011/08/09 | Category: data compression
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