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Enforcing Uniqueness for Performance

Published Friday, July 29, 2011 5:38 AM by Paul White

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Amit Banerjee said:

This is what you call a quick post? It's so short!! :P

Good point. I had written about confusing nature of scan count in the STATISTICS IO output sometime back.

July 28, 2011 12:08 PM

Paul White said:

Thanks Amit, I have added links to your MSDN entries - everyone should read them.


July 28, 2011 12:23 PM

Meher said:

Thanks Paul. Very nice post. You explained it in simple lnaguage and I like it. Amit also has a good post. Thanks to both of you.


July 28, 2011 5:28 PM

ALZDBA said:

Rule no 1: Tell your system what you know ! If you know it is unique, declare it as unique ! ( If it must be unique, it is considered a constraint and should be declared to meet the constraint )

Nice read. Good refs.


July 28, 2011 6:03 PM

WayneS said:

ALZDBA - I really like your rule.

July 30, 2011 2:07 PM

Paul White: Page Free Space said:

In my last post , I showed how using a index unique could speed up equality seeks by around 40%. For

August 3, 2011 8:34 AM

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