SQLAuthority News – Author Visit – Meeting with Readers – Top Three Features of SQL SERVER 2005

Lots of travelers are visiting to Las Vegas due to long weekend of Memorial Day. I was invited to dinner meeting by two of my readers. It was wonderful discussion with them. We primarily discussed about scalability and upgrading issues about SQL Server. I received feedback about SQLAuthority.com site. There…
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SQL SERVER – Change Default Fill Factor For Index

SQL Server has default value for fill factor is Zero (0). The fill factor is implemented only when the index is created; it is not maintained after the index is created as data is added, deleted, or updated in the table. When creating an index, you can specify a fill factor to leave extra gaps and reserve a percentage of free space on each leaf level page of the index to accommodate future expansion in the storage of the table’s data and reduce the potential for page splits. Let us learn about how to change default fill factor of index.

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