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Manually Implement Database Maintenance
In this hands-on lab scenario, your organization, Awesome Company, is reducing its on-site footprint and moving as many databases as possible to the cloud. As part of this effort, you have already migrated one of your primary sales databases, `acweb`, to Azure SQL Database. As the utilization of this database increases, you need to implement database maintenance tasks to keep it running in top condition. Performing the actions of this lab will help you become familiar with manually executing database maintenance tasks.
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Rebuild the Most Fragmented Index
Query the system to find the index with the highest fragmentation level and rebuild it.
Update Statistics on the ErrorLog Table
Demonstrate the effect of statistics using the
ErrorLogtable. Disable auto statistics for the table and generate records using either your own data or the data provided in the lab guide. Use query plans to note the discrepancy, and then manually update statistics for the table and test again.
Verify Database Integrity
Run a database integrity check against the
What's a lab?
Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.