Data-Driven Fill Factors

Tracy Boggiano has an Extended Event and a procedure to track page splits and then modify index-level fill factors accordingly:

So what is the solution?  Well it really depends.  But the solution I wrote walks you through

  • Setting the default fill factor

  • Tracking page splits

  • Lowering the fill factor

Read on to learn more.

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