Checking On Stats

Kendra Little has a script to get vital information regarding a table’s statistics:

For most modern versions of SQL Server, I like to join to sys.dm_db_stats_properties() — you can get a LOT of detail in a single query! (This works with SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2+ / SQL Server 2012 SP1+ / All higher versions)

Here’s the query, looking at a sample table in the WideWorldImporters database:

Click through for the script, as well as a version which works on 2005 and 2008.

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