Would it not be faster to do a dump/reload of the table than reindex or
is it about the same? 

Steve Poe

On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 13:21 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Emil Briggs <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >> Not yet, the db is in production use and I have to plan for a down-time
> >> for that... or is it not impacting the activity on the table ?
> 
> > It will cause some performance hit while you are doing it.
> 
> It'll also lock out writes on the table until the index is rebuilt,
> so he does need to schedule downtime.
> 
>                       regards, tom lane
> 
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