I am in the process of adding PostgreSQL support for an application,
in addition to Oracle and MS SQL.|
I am using PostgreSQL version 7.3.2, Red Hat 9.0 on Intel Pentium III board.
I have a query that generally looks like this:
SELECT t1.col1, t2.col1 FROM t1, t2 WHERE t1.x=t2.y AND t2.p='string' AND t2.q=1
This query is strikingly slow (about 100 sec when both t1 and t2 has about 1,200 records, compare with less than 4 sec with MS SQL and Oracle)
The strange thing is that if I remove one of the last 2 conditions (doesn't matter which one), I get the same performance like with the other databases.
Since in this particular case both conditions ( t2.p='string', t2.q=1) are not required, I can't understand why having both turns the query so slow.
A query on table t2 alone is fast with or without the 2 conditions.
I tired several alternatives, this one works pretty well:
SELECT t1.col1, t2.col1 FROM t1, t2 WHERE t1.x=t2.y AND
SELECT * FROM t2 t2a WHERE t2a.p='string' AND t2a.q=1 AND t2a.y=t2.y )
Since the first query is simpler than the second, it seems to me like a bug.
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