Subject RE: [firebird-support] Can long duplicate chains cause crash?
Author Paul Beach
> I just discovered this morning that one of the developers had created
> an index on a field with about 50 values on a table that for some
> customers, has 10's of millions of records. In the test database I
> use (5.2GB), the longest duplicate chain had over five million
> entries.
> I've seen posts talking about the dangers of long duplicate chains,
> and bugs in this area with older versions. This problem is in a
> program version whose customers are using InterBase 5.6. Is it
> possible that database corruption could result from these chains
> being so large?

I don't remember seeing database corruption, just some performance