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How to delete all the indexes in a DB in single shot?

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How to delete all the indexes in a DB using TSQL query?

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Question by:Easwaran Paramasivam
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declare @qry nvarchar(max);
select @qry =
(SELECT  'DROP INDEX ' + ix.name + ' ON ' + OBJECT_NAME(ID) + '; '
FROM  sysindexes ix
WHERE   ix.Name IS NOT null and ix.Name like '%prefix_%'
for xml path(''));
exec sp_executesql @qry  

Above code did the trick.
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Accpting answer for tracking purpose
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