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Primary key as NC

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Is it possible for a PK to a NC instead of being clustered. When I create a PK, it automatically gets created as Clustered.

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Absolutely...by default sql makes it clustered unless otherwise specified

create table tablename(fld1 int not null, constraint pk_tablename primary key nonclustered (fld1))
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In fact if you create a PRIMARY KEY constraint on a table that already has a clustered index then the PRIMARY KEY will automatically be created as a nonclustered index unless you specify otherwise.
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