pgAdmin III uses libpq, not the ODBC driver. Sorry I am not too aware of all the semantics. I guess the question is if it is normal to take 2 mins to get 160K of records, or is there something else I can do (I plan on limiting the query screens using limit and offset; I realize this will only be effective for the early part of the returned record set, but I believe they don't page through a bunch of records, they probably add search criteria). But for reporting I will need to return all the records and this seems slow to me (but it might be in line with what I get now; I will have to do some benchmarking).
The application is a mixture of .net and asp and will soon have java. So I am using the .net library for the .net pages and the ODBC driver for the asp pages. I did find using a view for the location join sped up the query a great deal, I will have to see if there are other places I can use that thinking (instead of joining on the associate table and its dependants I can just join on a view of that data, etc). Basically I have a view that does a join from location to district, region and division tables. The old viwassoclist had those joined to the assoc table in the viwassoclist, I changed it to use the view I created where the tables were joined to the location table and in assoclist I just join to the location view. This really made a huge difference in speed. Regards, Dave ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 6: Have you searched our list archives? http://archives.postgresql.org