Category Archives: Index

  1. Force only certain values to be unique

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    October 22, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    I thought of something rather interesting the other day while answering a question asking for help with some table structures. …
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  2. Update to “The clustered index columns are in all of the non clustered indexes.”

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    October 20, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    I certainly hadn’t planned on creating a part two of my post on clustered index columns but in the comments …
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  3. SchemaBinding – What & Why

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    August 6, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    What When you use the SchemaBinding keyword while creating a view or function you bind the structure of any underlying …
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  4. The clustered index columns are in all of the non clustered indexes.

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    July 30, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Did you know that whatever columns you pick as your clustered index will be included in any non clustered indexes …
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  5. DBA Myths: A table with a primary key is not a heap

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    May 21, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Typically when you see a heading like this you know the answer is “No” or “False” but in this case …
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  6. DBA Myths: An index on a bit column will never be used.

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    February 17, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Not true. (Or I guess probably wouldn’t be posting about it would I?) Probably the first thing I should point …
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  7. A better way to find missing indexes

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    November 11, 2013 by Kenneth Fisher

    I recently attended SQL Saturday #255 and specifically the performance tuning pre-con put on by Grant Fritchey. It was a …
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  8. Query to compare indexes between two tables

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    October 16, 2013 by Kenneth Fisher

    We have a set of databases at my office that use the load and swap method of loading data with …
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  9. Small changes, big effects

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    January 30, 2013 by Kenneth Fisher

    We got a call last week about an application that was running slowly. The server was showing about 80% CPU …
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