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E. PollackAnalytics Optimization with Columnstore Indexes in Microsoft SQL Serverhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-8048-5_13

13. Nonclustered Rowstore Indexes on Columnstore Tables

Edward Pollack1  
Albany, NY, USA

Clustered columnstore indexes provide effective enough compression and data access speeds that most typical analytic workloads will not require any other indexes to provide adequate performance.

The key to this performance lies in the underlying data order for a given analytic table. As long as queries using that data are able to filter based on the dimension that the data is ordered by (typically time), they can benefit from rowgroup elimination. ...

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