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Duplicate Index Finder updated

The SQL Server 2000 Duplicate Index Finder has been updated. I presented the newest version tonight at the SQLskills.com immersion event open night. Grab the scripts here. Changes include a workaround for appending RID and UNIQUIFIER identifiers to indexes. From what I can tell, it is version-complete now. Unless any bugs creep up again, of[…]

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Remove duplicate indexes in SQL Server 2000

With permission from Kimberly Tripp, the creator of the fantastic duplicate index finder for SQL Server 2005 and 2008, I have ported this duplicate index finder to SQL Server 2000. I am fortunate in many respects, in that SQL Server 2000 does not support included columns, nor disabled indexes, so the scripts themselves were straightforward.[…]