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Re: Query performance question

From: Lukas Ertl <l(dot)ertl(at)univie(dot)ac(dot)at>
To: Vijay Deval <deval(at)giaspn01(dot)vsnl(dot)net(dot)in>
Cc: <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Query performance question
Date: 2001-03-29 09:44:41
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On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Vijay Deval wrote:

> URL is a very large field.  If an extra field is created which gives a
> neumeric id to the url, run the query on the number, and then get the desired
> output

I have to admit, that I quite don't understand what you want me to do
here... I already have that numeric id:

> > httplog=# \d referrer
> >           Table "referrer"
> >  Attribute |     Type     | Modifier
> > -----------+--------------+----------
> >  id        | integer      |
> >  url       | varchar(300) |
> > Index: referrer_pkey

If I say:

SELECT count(*), FROM hits, referrer WHERE =
referrer_id GROUP BY ORDER BY count DESC LIMIT 10;

it is really fast and I get the IDs of the referrer-urls but how would I
get the URLs then?


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