TLDR The short answer is YES - if you have >= 60 million rows, then a poorly maintained column store was 100% slower due to trim fragmentation and 64% slower due to the delta row store with some updates in our tests. Obviously this is just a small test on only 60 million rows and … Continue reading Do we need to maintain Columnstores in SQL Pools ?
One of my pet hates attending SQL talks is when the “expert” speaker spends most of the time blabbing on about “install” and “configuration” difficulties they had. It kinda paints a picture that they probably haven’t actually done much with the technology yet. Saying that I thought I would add some notes on problems starting … Continue reading Cannot Start PolyBase Services