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SQL Server Missing Index Script

Updated: Jan 11, 2022

The article is to generate missing index script from the dynamic management views sys.dm_db_missing_index_groups and sys.dm_db_missing_index_group_stats.

Performance tuning is a topic many database developers and administrators are coming across quite regularly. Indexes play an essential role in optimizing performance, and so it's essential to know how to use indexes effectively. Missing index errors can cause performance issues and should be corrected as soon as possible, primarily if the table is frequently accessed. One advantage of knowing how to optimize database performance is that these skills can be utilized with SQL Server and Azure SQL Database.

Take the script from GitHub and run it into your SQL Database.

SQL Server Missing Index Script

Note: Do not create all missing indexes blindly. Evaluate the indexes in a non-prod environment and create the index satisfying your most workloads.

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