Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Clustered indexes
Author Jim Starkey
Doug Chamberlin wrote:

>Before you go too far with this discussion, would someone define what
>clustered indexes are and what problem they were created to solve?
Cluster indexes distribute records in a page space so the physical order
reflects the index order of the primary key.

The goal is to let database developers blame users for bad design in the
face of poor performance. In this regard, it works very well.


Jim Starkey
Netfrastructure, Inc.
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