Subject RE: [firebird-support] database indicies
Author Peter Turner
I think this is exactly what we're looking for. As a side, he informed
me that this information is important to a DB Admin when kicking the
tires on a database engine.

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Ann W. Harrison
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 3:06 PM
Subject: Re: [firebird-support] database indicies

p_b_turner wrote:
> Have a question posed by a co-worker. He wants to know what the
> underlying indexing mechanism is for the Firebird Database Tables.
> (eg. B-Tree, Hashing, etc.).

Essentially Falcon uses B* trees, with prefix and suffix compression.
To learn more than you care to know, look here:;PAGES;NAME=



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