Hugo Kornelis


Stairway to Columnstore Indexes

Stairway to Columnstore Indexes Level 6: Updating and Deleting Data in a Columnstore Index

This level looks in detail at what happens when we update or delete data from a clustered columnstore index, the impact it has on concurrent data access, and how without careful maintenance the efficiency of columnstore indexes can degrade over time.

2018-05-23 (first published: )

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Stairway to Columnstore Indexes

Stairway to Columnstore Indexes Level 3: Building The Columnstore

The performance increase columnstore indexes grant when reading data from the index is offset by the expensive process required to build the index. In this Stairway level, Hugo Kornelis walks you through the steps SQL Server takes when building (or rebuilding) a columnstore index.

2018-02-28 (first published: )

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