Take the 2-minute tour ×
Database Administrators Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for database professionals who wish to improve their database skills and learn from others in the community. It's 100% free, no registration required.

They seem to be created by tools like DTA.

For practical purposes they could be deleted, ignored or chosen to be created, but until then, they have no direct influence on the database.

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer 1

up vote 4 down vote accepted

The hypothetical indexes are not actually there and can be ignored. They don't contain any data and can be safely deleted.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.