SQL SERVER – Fix Error Msg 10794, Level 16 – The operation ‘CREATE INDEX’ is not supported with memory optimized tables.

Whenever I write something as a new concept, I do see people reading the blog do give it a try. Many a times I get queries that the script didn’t work for them after they learnt the concepts about memory optimized tables. The blog I wrote on how In Memory OLTP was supporting ColumnStore – read it: SQL SERVER – Creating Clustered ColumnStore with InMemory OLTP Tables

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SQL SERVER – Creating Clustered ColumnStore with InMemory OLTP Tables

When SQL Server 2016 was released, there were a number of enhancements that were discussed around how InMemory OLTP removed which were as limitations. I personally saw some real boot to some of the capabilities coming into InMemory OLTP especially around the concept called as Operational Analytics that Microsoft calls in this release. I am going to talk about this concept in my SQLPass session later this month in October but here is a teaser for what I learnt from this concept.

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SQL SERVER 2016 – Creating Clustered ColumnStore with InMemory OLTP Tables

I have been writing a lot of my findings with SQL Server 2016 in the recent past. This is also being something I have been investing big time keeping my session at SQLPASS coming in the October timeframe. I will be talking on a number of capabilities and enhancements around SQL Server 2016 from a performance standpoint that it is critical for me to explore some. I invest considerable time in preparation for any session and every single year going to SQLPASS has been the highlight and most of the time it is about hard work to make sure everyone attending my session gets the best of content. Also, it is a great way for me to do due diligence and homework as I prepare with real world problem statement with possible alternatives and solutions as part of my session. Let us learn about Creating Clustered ColumnStore with InMemory OLTP Tables.

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SQL SERVER – Fix Error Msg 35336 Working with ColumnStore Indexes

Since my consulting have started around performance tuning, I am able to see a number of customers who want to start using the new capabilities of SQL Server for their existing application as they plan to do an upgrade of their infrastructure. In one of engagement with a bank, who was upgrading their SQL Server 2012 to SQL Server 2016, they were interested in knowing how some of the new InMemory or even usage of ColumnStore Indexes can be used. It was an interesting conversation that started which I am using as a blog here.

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SQL SERVER – Columnstore Index Cannot be Created When Computed Columns Exist

Explorations working with SQL Server never stop and I get an opportunity to learn something every other day. Today I thought of bringing pout some learning that happened to me by accident. As I was not sure and assumed certain things, these came as a surprise learning for me. So let us see what is the issue at hand, which is about Columnstore Index and Computed Column.

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SQL SERVER – Extended Events to watch for using ColumnStore Index

In the recent past, I have written a number of posts around ColumnStore Index and how they function. Some of the nuances of working with ColumnStore Indexes are available in this blog for reference. I have also written a few posts around Extended Events. One of my DBA friends pinged me to check if there were any way to use Profiler to see how ColumnStore Indexes worked. Obviously, there was nothing much of help I could offer because there were actually none in reality.

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