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Re: Column order in indices (oracle 9.2)

Gints Plivna


More about column orders and skip scans:


Gints Plivna

2006/8/1, Schultz, Charles <sac@(protected)>:
> The column order does matter, but Oracle can SKIP SCAN an index in the
> situation you talk about. To determine exactly what is going on, you
> should at least get an explain plan of your sql. I imagine there are
> other factors involved.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: oracle-l-bounce@(protected)
> [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@(protected)
> genegurevich@(protected)
> Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 7:44 AM
> To: oracle-l
> Subject: Column order in indices (oracle 9.2)
> Hi everybody:
> I remember reading that in Oracle 9.2 and higher the order of the
> columns in an index does not matter.
> That is oracle will be able to quickly search on a column even if it is
> not a leading one. I have a table with a primary key consisting of three
> columns. When a table is queried based on the third column, the data
> start coming out immediately, but when I use the second column the query
> just sits there.
> Is that an expected behavior? Did I misunderstood something about the
> column order?
> thanks for any insight
> Gene Gurevich
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