Tag Archives: index

  1. Remove files from a filegroup

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    May 2, 2016 by Kenneth Fisher

    You have a database with one or more filegroups, and one or more of those filegroups has multiple files. You’ve …
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  2. Pulling data from a non-clustered index


    March 14, 2016 by Kenneth Fisher

    This is one of those things that I found very interesting but figured I’d probably never really use. Of course …
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  3. Does a clustered index sort the rows within a page

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    December 15, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    This is just something I was curious about. I ran my tests and got an answer and now I thought …
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    December 11, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    I saw someone ask a few weeks ago if it was faster to drop and re-create an index or do …
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  5. Using a date or int column as the clustered index.


    December 1, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    The other day I was answering a question about clustered indexes and it lead indirectly to a twitter conversation on …
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  6. Adding a column to the primary key.


    November 13, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Every now and again you realize that the primary key for a table does not uniquely describe a row. Not …
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  7. Force only certain values to be unique


    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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  8. Update to “The clustered index columns are in all of the non clustered indexes.”


    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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  9. SchemaBinding – What & Why


    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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  10. The clustered index columns are in all of the non clustered indexes.


    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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