Monthly Archives: June 2017

Jun 08

Get a List of Tables That Are Compressed

By SQLRx Admin | Beginner , Helpful Scripts , SQL Administration , SQL Server , Tip of the Month

Find out if any of your tables are compressed in your database using the query below. Compressed tables can save space and make queries run faster. — Compressed Tables select distinct AS CompressedTables from sys.partitions p inner join sys.tables t on p.object_id = t.object_id where p.data_compression > 0 If you don’t have any tables […]

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Jun 02

Query Tuning and Missing Index Recommendations

By Jeffry Schwartz | Missing Indexes , Performance Tuning , Query Tuning , SQL Development , SQL Server

Overview Most analysts are familiar with missing index recommendations provided by SQL Server when query plans are displayed within SSMS or reported by various missing index DMVs. Several questions arise concerning these recommendations: What determines whether a column becomes a key or included in the new index? Where does the ordering of the included columns […]

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