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Re: Better name/syntax for "online" index creation

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Paul Silveira <plabrh1(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Better name/syntax for "online" index creation
Date: 2006-07-26 15:01:41
Message-ID: 1929.1153926101@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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Paul Silveira <plabrh1(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> If I didn't know anything about PostgreSQL and read a manual about it's
> indexing capabilities and read that it had ONLINE reindexing, the first
> thing that I would think about was the ability to rebuild my indexes without
> causing any blocking or writers or readers.  

Only because you're already familiar with Oracle --- it will not convey
such a meaning to people who don't know that product.

			regards, tom lane

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