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Re: Implementing Bitmap Indexes

From: "Pawel Niewiadomski" <new-pgsql(at)foo-baz(dot)com>
To: Postgres Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Implementing Bitmap Indexes
Date: 2005-01-30 19:16:39
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On Sat, 29 Jan 2005 18:46:44 +0000, Mike Rylander <mrylander(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote :

> For on-disk bitmap indexes, yes.  I don't see any reason this couldn't
> be done with GiST, perhaps even as a generalization of the index stuff
> in the int_array contrib module. 

I was thinking about playing with the core 
source of PostgreSQL and creating patches, GiST as I read
has some limitations that I want to overcome. Speaking about
my idea - I was thinking about implementing on-disk indexes, not in
memory. I think having both of them would be great :-)

**Pawel Niewiadomski**, new(),
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