Why Table Partitioning Does Not Speed Up Query Performance - With One Exception (52 minutes)

Learn why SQL Server’s table partitioning feature won’t make your queries against disk-based rowstore indexes faster– and may even make them slower.

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Table partitioning can absolutely be worth implementing, but it may be for different reasons than you think!

In this session, you will learn:

  • What partition elimination really does
  • Why table partitioning makes some queries trickier to optimize
  • Where table partitioning shines - and in which case it can make queries faster

The videos in this session are edited and curated from a live webcast and include some Q&A. This courses uses diagrams to explain these concepts. Scripts for the examples discussed in the videos are included as a download for you to play with if you like to learn hands-on.

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