Subject Re: [firebird-support] I can't believe Firebird's record count is not optimized...
Author Fabricio Araujo
AFAIR, the count costs exactly the same time of the full query (minus
the fetch time) - if you are doing a query so slow that it causes a
natural of the 3.6milion table, is hour to optimize the query itself -
not blaming the db engine.

adrian_avila_mtz escreveu:
> I can't believe it doesn't have such basic feature, I need to make
> paginated consults of a 3.6 millions table and when I need to count the
> record to get the number of pages needed It takes to long, the plan is
> natural and is slow.
> Im so dissapointed.