On Friday 19 July 2002 10:21, Georgie Casey wrote:
> in ym search page, i construct a sql query from user input to search my
> database, and i run this query to get totalresults. Then run another query
> with a LIMIT 0, 30 ending for each page. So I'm running 2 mySQL queries per
> page. My question is, is this inefficient? is there any better way i dont
> know of? or does the 2 queries not mka emuch of a difference

If the results of the first query were small enough to be completely kept in 
the (RAM) cache then the second query would be performed much quicker.

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk
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* Web Design & Hosting * Internet & Intranet Applications Development *

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