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But in general it does NOT pay off to enable trace flags “just in case” for most people.
The thresholds for when auto-update statistics kicks in are a little complicated.
I’m also not talking about statistics for memory optimized tables in this article. Back when I read philosophy, I found Aristotle a bit annoying because he talked so much about “moderation”. You shouldn’t run statistics maintenance against a database at the same time you’re checking for corruption, rebuilding indexes, or running other IO intensive processes.
If you have multiple SQL Servers using shared storage, that maintenance may hit the storage at the same time. ⇒ The moderate approach: One widely used free script is Ola Hallengren’s SQL Server Index and Statistics Maintenance script.
The SQL Server query optimizer uses statistics to estimate how many rows will be returned by parts of your query. By default, the SQL Server optimizer will see that no statistics exists, and wait while two column statistics are created on the First Name Id and Gender columns.
Statistics are small, and are created super fast– my query isn’t measurably any faster when I run it a second time.
Here’s what the statistics look like on the table in Object Explorer. If you want to verify which column is in each auto-created statistic, you can do that with this query: SELECT s.name, s.auto_created, s.user_created, as colname FROM sys.stats AS s JOIN sys.stats_columns as sc on s.stats_id=sc.stats_id and s.object_id=sc.object_id JOIN sys.columns as c on sc.object_id=c.object_id and sc.column_id=c.column_id WHERE s.object_id=OBJECT_ID('agg.