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Constraint Violating Yak Guru

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Posted - 03/31/2014 :  10:20:47  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

what happens to database if I delete a index file?

I have sql 2008 database with 1 mdf and 1 ndf and 2 index files in different drives and a log file.

If I delete the 1 Index file? does database become inaccessible?

Almighty SQL Goddess

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Posted - 03/31/2014 :  13:12:49  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Why would you delete it? Aren't there indexes on there? Is the file empty?

Tara Kizer
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Bustaz Kool
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Posted - 03/31/2014 :  18:11:19  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Why How would you delete it? Aren't there indexes in there?

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