Tag: Sparse Columns

Home after a week at SQL DevConnections 2009 in Las Vegas

This week I have been at the SQL Connections conference in Las Vegas. With 7 to 9 hours of classes and presentations every day, all on Microsoft SQL Server. The classes included the Next Generation of SQL Server, Distributed Applications

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SQL Server 2008 – Sparse Columns

In SQL Server, an empty or a null column still would take up space in the database, so even if you added a column that was set to null values, there would still be space taken up in the database.

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