Click here to monitor SSC
SQLServerCentral is supported by Redgate
 
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in
 
 
 


Rebuliding Indexes


Rebuliding Indexes

Author
Message
YarHad
YarHad
SSC Rookie
SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 34 Visits: 211
Hi All,
I am rebuilding/reorganizing indexes and I am trying to locate the activity via server logs
However I can't find it.
My database is in Full recovery mode (As simple or bulk logged mode will minimally log the process) and I am not specifing for the rebuild to take place online (as this would also minimally log the process)
Can someone please point me in the right direction or are all rebuilding/reorganizing processes minimally logged regardless
Thanks
Sean Pearce
Sean Pearce
Ten Centuries
Ten Centuries (1.2K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.2K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.2K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.2K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.2K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.2K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.2K reputation)Ten Centuries (1.2K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 1168 Visits: 3432
Recovery mode refers to the transaction log, which is not the same as server logs.



The SQL Guy @ blogspot

@SeanPearceSQL

About Me
YarHad
YarHad
SSC Rookie
SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 34 Visits: 211
So How to I locate the activity. ie for example when a database is backed up, one can see the activity logged in the activity log.
How come I can see the rebuild/reorg activity in the activity log
GilaMonster
GilaMonster
SSC-Forever
SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 47137 Visits: 44346
What do you mean by 'activity log'?


Gail Shaw
Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server, MVP, M.Sc (Comp Sci)
SQL In The Wild: Discussions on DB performance with occasional diversions into recoverability

We walk in the dark places no others will enter
We stand on the bridge and no one may pass


YarHad
YarHad
SSC Rookie
SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 34 Visits: 211
Sorry SQl server logs
YarHad
YarHad
SSC Rookie
SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 34 Visits: 211
Ok, let me start again.
you know when you check the sql server logs, you can see things that happened in the database
e.g alter recovery mode, database backup, database restore, sql server start up e.t.c
How can I find an entry for an index rebuild/reorg
Scott D. Jacobson
Scott D. Jacobson
Old Hand
Old Hand (390 reputation)Old Hand (390 reputation)Old Hand (390 reputation)Old Hand (390 reputation)Old Hand (390 reputation)Old Hand (390 reputation)Old Hand (390 reputation)Old Hand (390 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 390 Visits: 999
Reorgs should look something like this:

USE [DatabaseName]
GO
ALTER INDEX [IndexName] ON [dbo].[TableName] REORGANIZE WITH ( LOB_COMPACTION = ON )
GO



Rebuilds would look something like this:
USE [DatabaseName]
GO
ALTER INDEX [IndexName] ON [dbo].[TableName] REBUILD WITH ( PAD_INDEX = OFF, STATISTICS_NORECOMPUTE = OFF, ALLOW_ROW_LOCKS = ON, ALLOW_PAGE_LOCKS = ON, ONLINE = OFF, SORT_IN_TEMPDB = OFF )
GO


The WITH section of each will vary. Check out the ALTER INDEX pages in BOL for the various options.
GilaMonster
GilaMonster
SSC-Forever
SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 47137 Visits: 44346
Index rebuilds don't get written into the SQL Server error log. You could add a piece to your maintenance tasks to log that a rebuild was done if you like, or run a trace or set up an extended events session.


Gail Shaw
Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server, MVP, M.Sc (Comp Sci)
SQL In The Wild: Discussions on DB performance with occasional diversions into recoverability

We walk in the dark places no others will enter
We stand on the bridge and no one may pass


YarHad
YarHad
SSC Rookie
SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)SSC Rookie (34 reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 34 Visits: 211
GilaMonster (10/9/2012)
Index rebuilds don't get written into the SQL Server error log. You could add a piece to your maintenance tasks to log that a rebuild was done if you like, or run a trace or set up an extended events session.


Ok, so it doesn't get written into the sql server log. Nice to know
Thank you very much!!
GilaMonster
GilaMonster
SSC-Forever
SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)SSC-Forever (47K reputation)

Group: General Forum Members
Points: 47137 Visits: 44346
Not into the SQL Server error log (text file).


Gail Shaw
Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server, MVP, M.Sc (Comp Sci)
SQL In The Wild: Discussions on DB performance with occasional diversions into recoverability

We walk in the dark places no others will enter
We stand on the bridge and no one may pass


Go


Permissions

You can't post new topics.
You can't post topic replies.
You can't post new polls.
You can't post replies to polls.
You can't edit your own topics.
You can't delete your own topics.
You can't edit other topics.
You can't delete other topics.
You can't edit your own posts.
You can't edit other posts.
You can't delete your own posts.
You can't delete other posts.
You can't post events.
You can't edit your own events.
You can't edit other events.
You can't delete your own events.
You can't delete other events.
You can't send private messages.
You can't send emails.
You can read topics.
You can't vote in polls.
You can't upload attachments.
You can download attachments.
You can't post HTML code.
You can't edit HTML code.
You can't post IFCode.
You can't post JavaScript.
You can post emoticons.
You can't post or upload images.

Select a forum

































































































































































SQLServerCentral


Search