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Difference in rowcount with select and Table properties?


Difference in rowcount with select and Table properties?

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Dathuraj Pasarge
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Hi,

I have observe that, when I run a query using select * from tablename it returns say 7800 rows and when i check table properties --> General --> Storage --> Row count displays 8600 rows............. why is this differing in numbers.

if you run any huge table u can see this differnce.

If any one have any idea on this.

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Raj
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they match for me.
not sure why they differ for you.
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HI davidandrews13


its different me for also

when i execute select * from [User] it displays 16153rows in right bottom corner of Result Grid

If go through the Table properties
its showing 206658

plz help me in finding the reason for the difference..
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Do you have automatic statistics gathering enabled for the offending table?

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You need to update the usage on that database. I would bet anything the database was upgraded from SQL Server 2000 and you have never run an update usage.

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