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Columnstore Indexes – part 124 (“Estimate Columnstore Compression”)

Columnstore Indexes – part 124 (“Estimate Columnstore Compression”)

Continuation from the previous 123 parts, the whole series can be found at http://www.nikoport.com/columnstore/. For anyone working with SQL Server since version 2005 (with Service Pack 2 to be precise) there is a very common task when thinking or research…

Columnstore Indexes – part 123 (“Clustered Columnstore Index Online Rebuild”)

Columnstore Indexes – part 123 (“Clustered Columnstore Index Online Rebuild”)

Continuation from the previous 122 parts, the whole series can be found at http://www.nikoport.com/columnstore/. I am finally ready to write about one of the most important enterprise option for the Clustered Columnstore Indexes and one of the most long-awaited one…

Columnstore Indexes – part 121 (“Columnstore Indexes on Standard Tier of Azure SQL DB”)

Columnstore Indexes – part 121 (“Columnstore Indexes on Standard Tier of Azure SQL DB”)

Continuation from the previous 120 parts, the whole series can be found at http://www.nikoport.com/columnstore/. Yesterday, Kevin Farlee (Program Manager for Columnstore Indexes) announced that Columnstore Indexes have finally found their way into Standard Tier of the Azure SQL Database, I…