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SQL Server Resumable Index Operations

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The ability to pause and then resume index rebuilds has been added to SQL Server. This is a fantastic feature, and with the release of SQL Server 2019, we can now replicate it on the actual create index process. Learn how to use this feature in this short article.

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2023-06-26

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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