Index Rebuild

SQLServerCentral Article

How Bad are Bad Page Splits – The Rest of the Story

  • Article

In Part 1 of this article we looked at a specific use case (probably exaggerated) that gave us an idea about how CPU and IO performance might be affected by a bad page split. We continue this analysis looking at what really happens to the data on the leaf pages of a clustered index with […]

4 (3)

2020-07-02

3,988 reads

SQLServerCentral Article

How much will it cost or save to rebuild that index? (SQL Oolie)

  • Article

What's the true and permanent cost of lowering the Fill Factor of an index in SQL Server? It's a lot more than many people think. 9 year SQL Server MVP veteran, Jeff Moden, demonstrates how to calculate the extra space that will be used by lowering the Fill Factor and saved by increasing it.

4.27 (15)

2021-05-28 (first published: )

8,981 reads

SQLServerCentral Article

Some T-SQL INSERTs DO Follow the Fill Factor! (SQL Oolie)

  • Article

With origins from the world of “Submarine ‘Dolphin’ Qualification” questions, an “Oolie” is a difficult question to answer, or the knowledge or fact needed to answer such a question, that may or may not pertain to one's duties but tests one's knowledge of a system or process to the limit. Introduction Contrary to what many […]

5 (9)

2019-08-08

5,697 reads

Blogs

Daily Coping 20 May 2020

By

I started to add a daily coping tip to the SQLServerCentral newsletter and to...

Daily Coping 19 May 2022

By

I started to add a daily coping tip to the SQLServerCentral newsletter and to...

Running dynamic SQL in a different database

By

This is one of those things that on hindsight was a stupid problem, but...

Read the latest Blogs

Forums

Recover SQL Server 2012 from file backups

By Scott Coleman

In a ransomware disaster recovery situation, we have a physical server that we are...

Running Trace - Error: Login timeout expired

By ramana3327

Hi All, We have Project server 2019 (Sharepoint). The database server (Only Database services...

query perf issue

By siri_28

Hi Everyone, Good morning. I am new to Sql administration.Have one question. We work...

Visit the forum

Ask SSC Logo Ask SSC

SQL Server Q&A from the SQLServerCentral community

Get answers