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From Mike Matrigali <mikem_...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: behavior of update statistics on empty table
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2009 23:15:05 GMT
The old behavior seems ok to me.  The current info at least reflected
what the actual stats were at some time, which seems more likely to
reflect the future stats than an out of blue estimate by the optimizer
if the stats are deleted.

/mikem

Kathey Marsden wrote:
> This is kind of an edge case, but I wonder, what should be the behavior 
> of update statistics on an empty table if it had previously created 
> statistics.
> 
> The current behavior seems to be that it leaves the old statistics 
> values in sys.sysstatistics.  Is that correct? It seems to me it should 
> drop the statistics information in this case.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Kathey
> 
> 


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