Table compression test

A bit unexpected result during compression testing: ColumnStore indexes and PAGE compression might outperform depending on data.

The only measure stable is load time: 2 hours to load into tables organised as ColumnStore indexes versus 1 hour to load into the same tables compressed at page level.

ColumnStore vs PAGE compression

All numbers are in MBs.


About fdtki

Sr. BI Developer | An accomplished, quality-driven IT professional with over 16 years of experience in design, development and implementation of business requirements as a Microsoft SQL Server 6.5-2014 | Tabular/DAX | SSAS/MDX | Certified Tableau designer
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