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From:Charles Brown Date:March 13 2007 7:26pm
Subject:RE: function based index
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Hello Dan. Try it and see if you can:

mysql> create index indx101 on tab101(min(c1),c2) ;

Answer: Its not supported.

-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Nelson [mailto:dnelson@stripped] 
Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2007 9:10 AM
To: Ananda Kumar
Cc: mysql@stripped
Subject: Re: function based index

In the last episode (Mar 13), Ananda Kumar said:
> Is it possible to create function based index in mysql as available
> in oracle. Please point me to any documentation on this.

Sorry; mysql doesn't have function-based indexes.  The closest you can
get in mysql is if you add another column and an UPDATE trigger that
populates it with the results of your function, then index that column. 

	Dan Nelson

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function based indexAnanda Kumar13 Mar
  • Re: function based indexDan Nelson13 Mar
    • RE: function based indexCharles Brown13 Mar
      • Re: function based indexJay Pipes13 Mar