On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 10:07:39AM -0400, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Simon Riggs wrote:
> >My hope is to have a mechanism to partition indexes or recognise
> >that they are partitioned, so that a set of provably-distinct
> >unique indexes can provide the exact same functionlity as a single
> >large unique index, just without the management nightmare.
> Will this address the fairly common data design problem where we
> need to ensure that a given value is unique across several tables
> (possibly siblings, possibly not)?

That would be where the provably-distinct part comes in, so yes.

> If so, then full steam ahead.

David Fetter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://fetter.org/
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