Microsoft continues to push the envelope on feature capabilities with every release of SQL Server.  One of the more prominent features that was released with Microsoft SQL Server 2019, is the ability to resume or throttle certain index operations. Have you ever wanted to just stop and then resume an index operation picking up where it left off?  Now you can! This feature alone magnifies the data professionals' ability to have deeper granular control on how index operations affect their ecosystem as well as their work-life balance.  In this episode, John Morehouse gives a high-level overview of how this feature works and how it can be applied seamlessly to your environment. 0:00 Introduction 0:53 What is a resumable index? 1:50 Time commitment 3:09 Set up 3:56 Feature benefits 5:44 Demo 12:05 Denny Cherry & Associates Services ✔️ Resources: Guidelines for online index operations: Denny Cherry & Associates: About John Morehouse: John Morehouse is currently a Consultant with Denny Cherry & Associates living in Louisville, Kentucky. With over 2 decades of technical experience in various industries, John now focuses on the Microsoft Data platform and specializes in Microsoft SQL Server.  He is honored to be a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, VMWare vExpert, 2016 Idera Ace, Friend of Red Gate, Sentry One PAC member & Community Ambassador.  John has a passion around speaking, teaching technical topics and giving back to the technical community as much as possible.  He is a user group leader, SQL Saturday organizer, and former PASS regional mentor. He is also a blogger, avid tweeter, and a frequent speaker at SQL Saturday’s as well as other conferences.  If you want to find John, you can find him on Twitter (@sqlrus) or on his blog, About MVPs: Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, or MVPs, are technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community. They are always on the "bleeding edge" and have an unstoppable urge to get their hands on new, exciting technologies. They have very deep knowledge of Microsoft products and services, while also being able to bring together diverse platforms, products and solutions, to solve real world problems. MVPs make up a global community of over 4,000 technical experts and community leaders across 90 countries/regions and are driven by their passion, community spirit, and quest for knowledge. Above all and in addition to their amazing technical abilities, MVPs are always willing to help others - that's what sets them apart. Learn more: ? Let's connect: Twitter - John Morehouse, Twitter - Anna Hoffman, Twitter - AzureSQL, ? Watch even more Data Exposed episodes: ? Subscribe to our channels for even more SQL tips: Microsoft Azure SQL: Microsoft SQL Server: Microsoft Developer: 

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