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A dynamic management view, like the name implies, isn't a table with indexes and statistics, but rather a view which could potentially use a large number of system tables. To generally speed up complex DMV queries, you could try dumping the contents of some of the larger DMVs into a temp table or table variable and then use those. You can control the ...


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Upon consideration, I can't do what I want to do, better than I am doing it. SQL Server doesn't store what goes where deeper than the filegroup level it seems. From there it's all internals only; and no exposed methods to view. Background links: Round Robin, Proportional Fill and Performance Considerations Understanding the -E Startup Parameter


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Querying the plan cache to look for the indexes involved in the calculation of finding missing indexes DMV's can be looked from below pasted link: http://www.sqlskills.com/blogs/jonathan/finding-what-queries-in-the-plan-cache-use-a-specific-index/ and refer to link as well for more explanation on the same ...


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Short answer: you can't with 100% accuracy. Long answer: you can query the plan cache to identify plans with missing index warnings and compare the results with what you find in sys.dm_db_missing_index_* DMVs. Here's a script that you could use to query the plan cache. If the plan doesn't get cached or gets pushed out the cache for any reason, you won't ...


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No, there is no knob for clearing just missing_index DMVs. You'll have to restart the service or, if you want to exclude specific tables, you could create a view against the DMVs with a filter.



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