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Data loading into a Clustered ColumnStore Index (2016-12-19)

Introduction With the release of SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 the In-Memory ColumnStore technology is now also available in the Standard, Web and even Express and LocalDB Editions. Besides the benefit of only 1 codebase to maintain, this change in policy will also become a clear disk storage space saver due to its high […]

How-to load data fast into SQL Server 2016 (2016-10-24)

What will be the absolute fastest way to load data from a flatfile into a table within SQL Server 2016? A lot has changed since my initial post on this topic many years ago, ike the introduction of In-memory optimized tables and Updateable Columnstore table indexes. Also the list of data transport vehicles to choose […]

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