In the last episode (Feb 05), Jim Ginn said:
> Is there a way to define more than 16 btrees per table? Can this
> index limit be increased to 32 or more? It's a static database that
> is massively updated once or twice a year so update performance is
> not the issue, rather speed of queries.
The limit is already 32 in mysql-3.23.32:
* Up to 32 indexes per table are allowed. Each index may consist of
1 to 16 columns or parts of columns. The maximum index length is
500 bytes (this may be changed when compiling *MySQL*). An index
may use a prefix of a `CHAR' or `VARCHAR' field.