Databasen - Revisited

Andy Armstrong andy at
Wed Oct 18 17:55:11 BST 2006

On 18 Oct 2006, at 17:16, Matt Sergeant wrote:
> There are lots of fairly obvious right answers (localisation would  
> be one obvious one), but most people won't get the fact that the  
> primary key index is a bad thing, because the entire table fits  
> into a single page of pretty much every DB I know, so index access  
> is actually slower than a full table scan.

What if you need the key?

Andy Armstrong,

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