>SQL Server: How to Get Physical Path of Tables and Indexes


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When database consists of multiple data files and objects (tables/indexes) are dispersed on these multiple data files. Common requirement is to get a list of objects (tables, indexes) along with their physical path.  Here is a simple query to accomplish this task.
SELECT  ‘table_name’ = OBJECT_NAME(i.id),
        i.indid,
        ‘index_name’ = i.name,
        i.groupid,
        ‘filegroup’ = f.name,
        ‘file_name’ = d.physical_name,
        ‘dataspace’ = s.name
FROM    sys.sysindexes i,
        sys.filegroups f,
        sys.database_files d,
        sys.data_spaces s
WHERE   OBJECTPROPERTY(i.id, ‘IsUserTable’) = 1
        AND f.data_space_id = i.groupid
        AND f.data_space_id = d.data_space_id
        AND f.data_space_id = s.data_space_id
ORDER BY f.name,
        OBJECT_NAME(i.id),
        groupid
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Posted on January 21, 2011, in Index, Sql Server 2005, Sql Server 2008, Sql Server Management, Tables. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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