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7. Table Optimizations

Peter A. Carter1 
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SOUTHAMPTON, UK
 

During the lifecycle of your data-tier applications, you may need to perform a number of maintenance tasks and performance optimizations against the tables that hold your application’s data. These operations may include partitioning a table, compressing a table, or migrating data to a memory-optimized table. In this chapter, we will explore these three concepts in detail.

Table Partitioning

Partitioning is a performance optimization for large tables and indexes that splits the object horizontally into smaller units. When the tables or indexes are subsequently accessed, SQL Server ...

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