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ranvir_2k
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Posted - 10/01/2013 :  10:03:56  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi all,

I'm planning on creating a Rebuild Index maintenance job on the publisher side of a merge replication setup.

Does this need to be done on the subscriber side as well or will the results of the reindexing be copied across to the publisher?

Also will rebuilding indexes break replication?

tkizer
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Posted - 10/01/2013 :  12:35:24  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Replication only deals with data. It does not deal with reorgs or rebuilds. So you will need to run index maintenance on both the publisher and the subscriber.

Tara Kizer
SQL Server MVP since 2007
http://weblogs.sqlteam.com/tarad/
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tkizer
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Posted - 10/01/2013 :  12:36:14  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Rebuilding indexes will not break replication, however it can cause a ton of latency. You may want to consider only doing reorgs if you find that latency is a problem. Rebuilds versus reorgs rarely have an impact on performance. It's more of a storage thing.

Tara Kizer
SQL Server MVP since 2007
http://weblogs.sqlteam.com/tarad/
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