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Wide Non-Clustered Indexes as Kinda-Sorta Clustered Indexes

Grant Fritchey gets our hopes up:

Everyone knows that you only get a single clustered index, right? Wouldn’t it be great though if you could have two clustered indexes?

Well, you can. Sort of. Let’s talk about it.

Click through to see what Grant means. This is a thing that I’ve done occasionally, though much more often, I’ve ripped it out because Database Tuning Advisor suggested it and a credulous user took DTA at its word.