Overview

Introduction

The Implement and Maintain Indexes module provides you with the instruction and server hardware to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following exercises:

  • Managing Indexes
  • Full Text Indexes

Lab time: It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Managing Indexes

In this exercise, you will perform the tasks required to implement and maintain indexes.

In this exercise, you will learn the following about Microsoft SQL Server 2012:

  • Inspecting the physical characteristics of indexes
  • Identifying fragmented indexes
  • Identifying unused indexes
  • Implementing indexes
  • Rebuilding vs reorganizing an index
  • Understanding column store indexes

Exercise 2 - Full Text Indexes

In this exercise, you will perform the tasks required to understanding how to create full text indexes.

In this exercise, you will learn the following about Microsoft SQL Server 2012:

  • Creating full text indexes

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