[Monetdb-developers] Will optimisations occur in storage when indexing is applied?

Stefan de Konink skinkie at xs4all.nl
Fri Aug 22 03:42:40 CEST 2008


Hi,


If a user places an index on a varchar column will the actual character 
storage move to an intermediate (or final) column with only unique 
instances of each string. Or will the storage in the original table 
definition still contain all materialized string, instead of pointers to 
the index?



Stefan




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