This varies from database to database. I would suggest reviewing the documentation on your database type.
For review here is some information on indexing from PostgreSQL (my database of choice): http://www.postgresql.org/idocs/index.php?indexes.html That should give you some ideas on how indexing works. HTHs On Sun, 2002-11-10 at 18:46, Chris Payne wrote: > Hi there everyone, > > How does indexing work, and does it speed up small / average size DB's of > around 20,000 records, with 12 columns per record? (Some columns being > paragraphs of text). > > Also, do you create an index on everything or just 1 item or or or :-) > > I've not looked at indexing but think it's time to start, but in a way even > I can understand so I thought i'd ask you all here :-) > > Thanks > > Chris > > > -- > PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php -- .: B i g D o g :. -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php