Avatar of Charles Baldo
Charles Baldo
Flag for United States of America asked on

Faster way to get row count from a view than select Count(*) from ViewObject?

Is there a faster way to get a row count from a view than select count(*) from ViewName??

Migrating a massive, humongous doc management system out of SQL 2005 and need to get row counts. Almost a billion records and the last count took 20 minutes.

"No" is an acceptable answer if you are 100% sure.
Microsoft SQL Server 2005Microsoft SQL Server

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
Charles Baldo

8/22/2022 - Mon
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Vitor Montalvão

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question
Charles Baldo

ASKER
It is thanks, close is good enough as well, the database is static and not changing now.
Experts Exchange has (a) saved my job multiple times, (b) saved me hours, days, and even weeks of work, and often (c) makes me look like a superhero! This place is MAGIC!
Walt Forbes