On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 06:28:23PM +0700, Ahmad Fajar wrote:
> than you can index the field and you can gain better
> perfomance in searching base on the fields, because the search uses the
> index you have been created.

That really depends on the queries. An index will help some queries (notably
<, = or > comparisons, or LIKE 'foo%' with the C locale), but definitely not
all (it will help you nothing for LIKE '%foo%').

> If you do not need to index the field, you can use the text field. Because
> text field can store data up to 4 Gbytes.

So can varchar.

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