And, after let's say a week, would that index still be optimal or would it be a good idea to drop it in the weekend and recreate it.

On 21 Jun 2005, at 17:22, John A Meinel wrote:

Yves Vindevogel wrote:


I have another question regarding indexes.

I have a table with a lot of indexes on it. Those are needed to perform my searches.
Once a day, a bunch of records is inserted in my table.

Say, my table has 1.000.000 records and I add 10.000 records (1% new)
What would be faster.

1) Dropping my indexes and recreating them after the inserts
2) Just inserting it and have PG manage the indexes

Met vriendelijke groeten,
Bien à vous,
Kind regards,

*Yves Vindevogel*

I'm guessing for 1% new that (2) would be faster.

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