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Re^3: OT: Sql statement (how to ignore lower-upper case)

by pelagic (Priest)
on Dec 15, 2004 at 14:46 UTC ( #415034=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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in thread OT: Sql statemet (how to ignore lower-upper case)

Even Oracle got their Funcion Based Index. If you know in advance that you will be using something like that, it helps a lot!

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Re^4: OT: Sql statement (how to ignore lower-upper case)
by thor (Priest) on Dec 16, 2004 at 04:31 UTC
    From reading the doc, it is of significant note that it's expensive to maintain that index, as it needs to be re-computed for every insert and update. It's not something to take lightly. However, it might make sense to do this on a relatively static database, or one in which the maintainence time is irrelevant, but access time is key.


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