Hi Rick -
ok, reasonable enough. so I change the opnqryf and the index to match each
other better, while having the same results.
CREATE INDEX HISTRY4LA
ON HISTRY4 (HPEROD, HITEM, LMRKTC)
QRYSLT('HPEROD *EQ "06" *AND HITEM *NE 0 *AND LMRKTC *NE "00"')
KEYFLD((HPEROD) (HITEM) (LMRKTC))
I ran again, and it says it considered my index, but rejected it because of
4 - The cost to use this access path, as determined by the optimizer, was
higher than the cost associated with the chosen access method.
Try the same thing but with OPTIMIZE(*FIRSTIO) as I suggested previously.
OPTIMIZE(*FIRSTIO) tells the optimizer that you want the first record as
quickly as possible, so it is much less likely to build an access path itself.
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