SQL Server 2017 Cumulative Update #19 is available. The build # is 14.0.3281.6 and there are 38 fixes.
Category: SQL Server 2017
In this tip, I show how and why a columnstore index can provide benefits to COUNT(*) queries.
I start a series looking at using clustered columnstore indexes and page compression to address storage footprint for a 1TB table.
I show how I tried to chase down a very unexpected issue with SQL Server metadata. Spoiler: it didn't end the way I thought it would.