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Performance issues SQL 2012

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Hi,

Everyday I truncate a table of roughly 40 millions rows, populate it and re-create the indexes.

If I restart the SQL server just before, the process take a bit more then 1 hour. After a week, the same process takes 2hours. I can't explain why the time of execution is increasing that much.

I think this it the creation of the indexes that takes more time.

Any idea where I can look at?

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Maybe the system is more busy with other tasks when you run the process after a week?


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As far as I know, there is no process running at the same time.
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Maybe after a reboot there aren't any users in your system, where without kicking them off they're creating disk i/o contention as well as lock contention during your index creations?

Either way, there's really nothing in a reboot itself that would decrease disk intensive processing time other than stopping/disconnecting other processes. There must be something else going on with the server during slower times...
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This is strange.
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Do the execution plans show any differences? What are the wait types?

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Rem70Rem (9/26/2013)
I think this it the creation of the indexes that takes more time.


Think? First thing you need to do is time the steps and see for absolute certain which step is taking longer. Otherwise you're guessing and flailing around blindly

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Rem70Rem (9/26/2013)
I think this it the creation of the indexes that takes more time.


Think? First thing you need to do is time the steps and see for absolute certain which step is taking longer. Otherwise you're guessing and flailing around blindly


Yep! This. Best thing to do is measure and understand what's literally happening with the system rather than guess. When it's running long, what is waiting on, what blocks are occurring, what resources is it using? Answer all these questions and you'll answer, mostly, how to fix it.

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Rem70Rem (9/26/2013)
If I restart the SQL server just before, the process take a bit more then 1 hour. After a week, the same process takes 2hours. I can't explain why the time of execution is increasing that much.


Rem70Rem (9/26/2013)
I think this it the creation of the indexes that takes more time.


i dont think above two operations are inter related or linked ... sql server doesnt create or rebuild the indexes unless they are set with startup task (even this is also strange option)

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