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Re: Buld Insert and Index use.

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: tech(at)wildcash(dot)com, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Buld Insert and Index use.
Date: 2004-08-12 00:25:55
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> Do you think an Index or Seq. scan should be used?

That was way too much data for way too simple a question.  ;-)
The answer is: depends on how many rows you have.   With any significant 
number of rows, yes.

However, you probably only need to index the first 3-5 columns; that's 
selective enough.

-Josh Berkus
 "A developer of Very Little Brain"
 Aglio Database Solutions
 San Francisco

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