Do you have unused indexes?

Having the proper indexes in place is important for performance; however, on occasion indexes are created that are never used. Unnecessary indexes incur overhead for any DML. Fortunately this is a simple thing to detect. CREATE TABLE #UnusedIndexes (database_name sysname, table_name sysname, index_id int, object_id int, index_name sysname NULL, user_updates bigint, last_user_update datetime, user_seeks bigint, […]

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