Is there a function or Stored procedure can be called if we use create & drop index user interface in MSSQL

Hi All,

Current case that I have now, is creating hundreds of indexes in five databases. I already have the name of tables, columns and indexes. What I don't want here to do is create the indexes one by one manually. Is there a function or stored procedure can be called to generate create and drop index script?

Your help will be very appreciated.


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asked Oct 09, 2012 at 07:15 AM in Default

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No, but you can write one.

Put the data about tables, columns and indexes into a table and then use a query over that to generate the create index sql statements - copy and paste the output into another query window and run! Alternatively execute the statement as dynamic sql from within the proc, but I would prefer to see the output first, just to give a sanity check.
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answered Oct 09, 2012 at 07:31 AM

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Hi Riley, Thanks for your prompt reply. That's good idea, but is there an interactive tool that I can use to generate index from particular table and column?

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