On Mon, Apr 24, 2006 at 03:45:14PM -0700, Sriram Dandapani wrote:
> I have queries that use like operators and regex patterns to determine
> if an ip address is internal or external (this is against a table with
> say 100 million distinct ip addresses).
> Does the inet data type offer comparison/search performance benefits
> over plain text for ip addresses..
Well, benchmark it and find out. :) But it'd be hard to be slower than
like or regex...
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