Querying new records issue after reomdex tables...

Currently we have database which we reindex tables every night. Therefore, in the next morning If I query records from the previous day or earlier the query results are displayed with minimal time span. The weird part comes in; if I use the same query select statment to query records that were inserted in the curent date(the morning) it takes over 10mins to execute the query select statment and display the results. I have no issues querying with previous day data but only the current day data after 1000+ insert records where inserted into the database. Any Ideas?

7of9121098Asked:
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TempDBACommented:
Do you have index on datetime column?
Scott PletcherSenior DBACommented:
What is the table's clustered index?  What column(s)?
What is the fillfactor on the clus index?
If the table is not too large, try using:

SELECT * FROM sys.sys.dm_db_index_physical_stats ( ... ) on that table's clus index.
7of9121098Author Commented:
the query uses about 4 views, no direct tables...but I'll try the SELECT * FROM sys.sys.dm_db_index_physical_stats ( ... ) on that table's clus index. on the tables the views reference.
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7of9121098Author Commented:
Hi I ran the sys.sys.dm_db_index_physical_stats and what is the acceptable avg_fragmentation_in_percent rate?
Scott PletcherSenior DBACommented:
As a rough guideline, for larger tables you like to see 10% or less.  [For medium tables, up to ~20% is OK.  For really small tables, you can even live with a little more than that.] Naturally the higher it is the worse that is.

For most heaps (tables without a clus index), you definitely want 10% or less. [A heap can have nonclus index(es) also.]

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7of9121098Author Commented:
Thanks...
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