SQL Server Fragmentation and Index Maintenance Tips

Beneficial SQL Server Fragmentation and Index Maintenance tips, tutorials, how-to's, scripts, and more for SQL Server DBAs.

SubCategory Title Author
All Tips Script to Manage SQL Server Rebuilds and Reorganize for Index Fragmentation Artemakis Artemiou
Locking Using SQL Server Managed Lock Priority for Online Index Rebuilds Burt King
Maintenance Custom SQL Server Index Defrag and Rebuild Procedures Chad Boyd
Maintenance Efficiently Rebuild SQL Server Clustered Indexes with DROP_EXISTING Armando Prato
Maintenance Fixing Index Fragmentation in SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008 Arshad Ali
Maintenance Index Rebuilds in SQL Server 2000 vs SQL Server 2005 Jeremy Kadlec
Maintenance Rebuilding SQL Server indexes using the ONLINE option Ben Snaidero
Maintenance Selectively rebuild indexes with SQL Server maintenance plans Greg Robidoux
Maintenance Solving SQL Server Database Physical File Fragmentation Daniel Farina
Monitoring Identify Database Fragmentation in SQL 2000 vs SQL Server 2005 Jeremy Kadlec
Monitoring Index Fragmentation Report in SQL Server Arshad Ali
Monitoring SQL Server Index and Statistics Report Tim Ford
Overview Managing SQL Server Database Fragmentation Greg Robidoux
Overview SQL Server Fragmentation Custom Detection Procedure, Page Linkage Part 7 Chad Boyd
Overview SQL Server Fragmentation Hands On Experience (Part 9 of 9) Chad Boyd
Overview SQL Server Fragmentation How to address it (Part 8 of 9) Chad Boyd
Overview SQL Server Fragmentation How to avoid it (Part 4 of 9) Chad Boyd
Overview SQL Server Fragmentation How to detect it (Part 6 of 9) Chad Boyd
Overview SQL Server Fragmentation Storage basics and Access Methods Part 1 of 9 Chad Boyd
Overview SQL Server Fragmentation What causes it (Part 3 of 9) Chad Boyd
Overview SQL Server Fragmentation What it impacts and what it does not Part 5 of 9 Chad Boyd
Overview SQL Server Fragmentation What it is, what types there are Part 2 of 9 Chad Boyd
Overview SQL Server Index Fragmentation Overview Brady Upton
Overview SQL Server Index Maintenance Checklist Greg Robidoux
Scripts Automated and Formatted Index Maintenance Reports for SQL Server Douglas P. Castilho
Scripts SQL Server script to rebuild all indexes for all tables and all databases Greg Robidoux
Troubleshooting Auto Grow, Auto Shrink and Physical File Fragmentation in SQL Server Armando Prato
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