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Re: [INTERFACES] Case insensitive LIKE ?

From: "D'Arcy" "J(dot)M(dot)" Cain <darcy(at)druid(dot)net>
To: teo(at)flex(dot)ro (Constantin Teodorescu)
Cc: hannu(at)tm(dot)ee, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Case insensitive LIKE ?
Date: 1999-10-31 13:29:51
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Thus spake Constantin Teodorescu
> Hannu Krosing wrote:
> >  select * from t where lower(name) like 'john%';
> Yes, it may work, but probably lower(name) won't work on ODBC->MS Access

Don't know about the M$ issue but if you do use the above you may want to
do the following to speed things up.

CREATE INDEX lower_name ON t (LOWER(name) text_ops);

A simple index on name won't help in the above query.

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