The following excerpt, courtesy of Que Certification, is from Chapter 10 of the book MCAD/MCSD/MCSE Training Guide (70-229): SQL Server 2000 Database Design and Implementation by Thomas Moore and Ed Tittel. Click for the complete book excerpt series or purchase the book.
STEP BY STEP - 10.2
Creating indexes using the Enterprise Manager
- Open the SQL Server Enterprise Manager; expand a server group and then expand a server.
- Expand Databases; expand the database in which you want to create your table.
- Right-click Tables, and then click New Table.
- In the Choose Name dialog box, enter a name for the table.
- Fill in the columns as appropriate. Each row represents one column in the table.
- Right-click any row; then click Properties.
- On the Indexes/Keys tab, click New.
- In the Column Name list, click the columns that are part of the index.
- In the Index Name text box, enter a name for the index.
- In Index file group, select a file group on which to create the index.
- Select Create UNIQUE to make this index a unique constraint. Or click Index to make this index unique.
- Select Create As CLUSTERED to make this index clustered.
- In Fillfactor, specify how full SQL Server should make the leaf level of each index page during index creation. Fillfactor is covered later in the chapter.
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