The missing indexes feature is a lightweight, always-on way to identify indexes missing on database tables and indexed views that might enhance query performance if implemented.
Describes the components of the missing indexes feature and how to enable or disable this feature.
Provides guidelines for and examples of using the information returned by the missing index feature components to write CREATE INDEX DDL statements.
Describes limitations and restrictions for using the missing indexes feature.
Lists other SQL Server features that can be used with the missing indexes feature to tune query performance.