ApexSQL Defrag 2018 R3 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Defrag 2018 has been released

About ApexSQL Defrag: ApexSQL Defrag is an enterprise SQL Server tool used for analyzing, monitoring and managing SQL Server index fragmentation. The application allows detailed index fragmentation analysis on server, database and table level. With ApexSQL Defrag you can rebuild or reorganize fragmented indexes in real time, as well as create policies and apply them to multiple databases or servers.

For more information, visit the ApexSQL Defrag product page

About this release:


  • Index fill factor management is implemented
  • Scheduler can generate weekly and monthly schedules for the defragmentation policies
  • Verification of server resources can be started on demand when defining policies
  • Operation sequence can be defined for policies
  • Custom maintenance scripts can be included in policies
  • Limit the number of CPU cores used for the policy execution
  • Delay policy execution on locked server objects
  • Export the list of registered servers, databases, tables and indexes
  • Index size prediction is available for index size reports
  • All reports can be exported to CSV and XML formats
  • Index rebuild and index reorganize operations can be paused or resumed on demand

Improved quality:

  • 8 bugs and known issues fixed

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Release notes

June 26, 2018