• Subject: Re: Semi-Optimistic
  • From: "Roger Pence" <rp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Feb 1999 14:24:48 -0600

>New type of indices imrove search, but cannot be used for ordering records,
>particularly for reading the file in a key order (this is in a nature of
>these indices).
>They will really improve SQL queries, because SQL operates over SETS of
>They cannot possibly do much about CHAIN-READE cycle.
>Best regards
>    Alexey Pytel

Hmmm, so the distinction isn't for what's used to create a table (between
OS/400 "native" commands and SQL) but rather what mechanism (record level
access out of a HLL versus SQL) is used to access the table. Thus, (it is
assumed) VEI works best for SQL-imposed access, right?


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