If you go look at the main tags page right now, the count for the "new" sql-server tag is off by over 6000! Tags aren't normalized, and this one is still out of date after a major re-tag. It's the tenth-most used tag on Stack Overflow, and at the moment, it's not even shown on the first page.
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closed as too localized by Pops♦, jonsca, Martijn Pieters, Rory, ChrisF Sep 30 '12 at 20:47
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There's a timing issue with the queries. Because tags are full text, the global replace happens so fast that a query to "count" the instances, counts none -- as they were all just replaced milliseconds ago by the previous query.
The daily tag normalization will pick it up.
I'm seeing this issue on SuperUser - most tags are off by a small amount but some tags (eg.
Is the daily tag normalization suppose to clean this up?