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Indexing for Window Functions

Erik Darling talks window functions:

A lot of the time, the answer to performance issues with ranking windowing functions is simply to get Batch Mode involved. Where that’s not possible, you may have to resort to adding indexes.

Sometimes, even with Batch Mode, there is additional work to be done, but it really does get a lot of the job done.

In this post I’m going to cover some of the complexities of indexing for ranking windowing functions when there are additional considerations for indexing, like join and where clause predicates.

Click through for an in-depth article with plenty of good information.