Recommendation Element (DTA)

Applies to: yesSQL Server (all supported versions)

Contains information about the hypothetical indexes that are part of a user-specified configuration.


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Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length None.
Default value None.
Occurrence Optional. Can use once for each Table element.

Element Relationships

Relationship Elements
Parent element Table Element for Schema (DTA)
Child elements Create Element (DTA)

Drop element. For more information, see the Database Engine Tuning Advisor XML schema.


This element is of the RecommendationTypecomplexType name in the Database Engine Tuning Advisor XML schema. It is used to specify indexes for a hypothetical configuration. Do not confuse this Recommendation element with the other types that can be used to specify partitioning (RecommendationPType) or views (RecommendationViewType). For information about these other Recommendation element types, see the Database Engine Tuning Advisor XML schema.


For a usage example of this element, see the XML Input File Sample with User-specified Configuration (DTA).

See Also

XML Input File Reference (Database Engine Tuning Advisor)