Category Archives for "SQL Maintenance"

May 10

Index REORGANIZE Generates Out of Space Messages

By Lori Brown | Indexes , SQL Administration , SQL Maintenance , SQL Server

I was doing some performance analysis at a client where we captured a traditional SQL trace.  Our client has SQL 2016 Enterprise that is fully patched up and uses Ola Hallengren’s IndexOptimize (https://ola.hallengren.com/) stored proc to do nightly index maintenance.  While the index maintenance ran, we caught over a hundred thousand Error 1105, Severity 17, […]

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Sep 03

Tip of the Month: WAIT_AT_LOW_PRIORITY option for Index Rebuilds

By Lori Brown | SQL Administration , SQL Maintenance , SQL Server , Tip of the Month

— By Lori Brown  @SQLSupahStah Available in SQL Server 2014 Enterprise Edition since can only be done using ONLINE rebuilds. Index rebuilds have been enhanced with the WAIT_AT_LOW_PRIORITY option. It is used to set the duration in minutes to wait as well as behavior when blocking happens. When setting WAIT_AT_LOW_PRIORITY you also must set MAX_DURATION […]

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