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Many Missing Column Statistics errors on full-text index fragments, even after reorganizing catalog

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I seem to have a large number of full-text index fragments, even after reorganizing both full-text catalogs. (SQL 2008)

While reviewing the results of the default trace, I noticed many “Missing Column Statistics” errors.  Seeing as how there are over a thousand of these errors within a 12 hour period, I figure this is something I should take care of. 

From trace, text data column:

  NO STATS:([MyDBName].[sys].[ifts_comp_fragment_2014778570_51269].[colid], [MyDBName].[sys].[ifts_comp_fragment_2014778570_51269].[pid], [MyDBName].[sys].[ifts_comp_fragment_2014778570_51269].[docidmax], [MyDBName].[sys].[ifts_comp_fragment_2014778570_51269].[dupseq])

When I query sys . fulltext_index_fragments , I see about 15 different fragments for each catalog, all with a status of 4.  I expected to see many more fragments listed, with a status of 0 maybe?  I guess I’m misunderstanding something.

After reorganizing the catalogs, I’m still seeing these

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